Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases

Obesity Treatment Workshop

Date: October 2-3
Accreditation: 9.25 CME/CE and 9.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points (ABIM)
Level: Advanced

Using the Obesity Medicine Association's four pillars of clinical obesity treatment, learn how to develop obesity treatment plans for patients with complex adiposity-related diseases. This case-based course is intended to build upon the core concepts of obesity medicine and help you gain the skills to implement more advanced techniques in your practice. You'll use real-life cases to practice building individualized treatment plans from start to finish.

  • Learn to manage four common adiposity-related diseases: obstructive sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • Explore the impacts of obesity treatment on each of these associated diseases.
  • Find out what key components to look for in the evaluation, labs, medical history, and physical exam.
  • Learn how to identify and adjust any concurrent medications to support weight management.
  • Prioritize treatment approaches for each adiposity-related disease and based on what you find during the initial evaluation.
  • Examine the root causes of each associated disease and how to effectively treat both the obesity-related disease and the obesity.
  • Understand how to best communicate and collaborate with other providers on the patient's healthcare team.
  • Know when to refer to a disease specialist.

Schedule on Wednesday, Oct. 2

12:30-1:00 PM - Introduction to Building an Obesity Treatment Plan: Advanced Cases

Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA

1:00-1:45 PM - Obstructive Sleep Apnea

1:45-2:30 PM - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Infertility

2:30-2:45 PM - Break

2:45-3:30 PM - Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

3:30-4:15 PM - Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

4:15-5:00 PM - Q&A Panel

5:00-6:00 PM - Welcome Reception

Schedule on Thursday, Oct. 3

5:45-6:30 AM - Bootcamp Workout

7:30-8:00 AM - Q&A Panel Breakfast (*Required for CME/CE)

8:00-9:00 AM - Casework

9:00-9:15 AM - Break

9:15-10:15 AM - Casework

10:15-11:15 AM - Casework

11:15-11:30 AM - Break

11:30 AM-12:30 PM - Casework and Working Lunch

12:30-1:00 PM - Q&A and Course Conclusion