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CHILDHOOD OBESITY: AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION BEGINS IN YOUR OFFICE

Obesity Symposium

Childhood Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention Begins in Your Office

Symposium Outcomes:
1. Assess the cultural context of obese patients when providing easy to follow behavior modification, exercise recommendations and nutritional advice (AB1195).
2. Use simple tools preseented to improve managment in office of obese patients.
3. Provide timely and effective management of patients with obesity related co-morbidities.

 

 

Grand Rounds

8:00 - 9:00 AM
How to Address Behavior Issues in the Obese Patient

Presented by Heather Huszti, PhD
CHOC Children's Psychologist

Grand Rounds Outcomes: At the conclusion of this Grand Rounds Presentation, the Physician leaner will be able to:
1. Describe the cultural context of pediatric obesity.
2. Demonstrate at least one way to begin discussion about pediatric obesity in the pediatrician's office.
3. Identify at least 2 strategies to engage parents and children in addressing pediatric obesity.
4. Explain the utility of an evidence based approach, Motivational Inteviewing, for the assessment and treatment of pediatric obesity.

Break-Out Sessions
9:15 - 10:15; 10:30 - 11:30 AM
(Two Sessions wil occur simultaneously)

Session 1A - How to Treat the Pre-Diabetic in the Primary Care Setting
Presented by Christina Reh, MD
CHOC Children's Pediatric Endocrinologist

Session 1B - Weight Management Programs
Presented by:
Laura Mellon, RD (Shapedown)
Pat Hawk, CDE (PODER)
TBA (CATCH)

Session 2A - What to Look For and Common Injuries in the Overweight Athlete
Presented by Chris Koutures, MD, FAAP

Session 2B - Asthma & Obesity
Presented by Stanley P. Glant, MD

Panel Discussion
11:45 - 12:15 PM
Breakout Sessions' Speakers will Answer Audience Q&A

Financial Disclosure:  The "CHOC Children's Collaborative Against Obesity" project is funded in part by a grant from The HealthCare Foundation for Orange County (HFOC).  HFOC's mission is to improve the health of the neediest and most underserved residents of Orange County, California.

Target Audience: Primary care pediatricians. Family practitioners, Pediatric subspecialists, Pediatric residents and other healthcare professionals involved in the delivery of care to infants and children are also invited.

Accreditation: CHOC Children's is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: CHOC Children's designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Click here to register

 

Date:
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Time:

See Above

Location:
Harold Wade Education Center
  1201 W. La Veta Ave.
CHOC West Clinic Bldg., 2nd Floor
Orange, CA 92868
[click here for directions]
Contact:

For more information, email Michelle Lubahn at mlubahn@choc.org or call the Community Education main line at 714-509-8887.

Fee:

Free - seating is limited so registration is required.
 Click here to register


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