The ABCD's of Obesity: Episode 2 - An Introduction to Pediatric Obesity with Q&A

About this Course
This course is intended to provide an introduction to pediatric obesity. An overview of the risk factors for pediatric obesity, diagnostic criteria, obesity related complications and treatment will be described.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Recognize and diagnosis and effective treatment of Pediatric Obesity requires efforts from multiple healthcare professions
  • Recognize that pediatric obesity is a chronic disease.
  • Recognize risk factors for the development of obesity in the pediatric population
  • Identify the many medical and psychological complications associated with obesity in the pediatric population.
  • Describe mainstays of treatment for obesity in the pediatric population.

About the Presenter

Dawn Demangone Yoon, MD, has more than 20 years of clinical experience as a Board-Certified Emergency Physician in both Academic and Community settings.  In addition to clinical practice, her career has included didactic and clinical medical education on a wide variety of topics for diverse medical professional audiences. Dr. Demangone Yoon developed a keen interest in Obesity Medicine after being asked to author educational material on the subject several years ago.  Discovering a passion for the subject led to continued education in Obesity Medicine, resulting in the award of Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine in 2022.  She continues to develop and explore this complicated and commonly misunderstood field of medicine.

How to Receive Credit 
  • Attend the entire webinar or watch the video on-demand which requires a 1-hour commitment of time.
  • At the end of the course, answer the Yes/No Affirmation question to indicate that you have completed the educational activity.
  • Specific to Florida: A mandatory Final Examination with a passing score of 70% or higher is required. Exam questions link content to the course Learning Objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
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The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 
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Target Market: Pharmacists
Activity Type: Knowledge

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