2017 Catalog: All Courses
DE0095: New Directions in Understanding and Managing Childhood Obesity
This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 4/19/17 but the recorded session is available until 4/19/2020.
This presentation will provide an overview of the clinical management of overweight children and some resources and strategies for improving their care. The training will update knowledge of providers and is also designed with the intent of providing ideas for evidence based interventions. A review of current data on pediatric overweight and obesity and the relationship with type 2 diabetes and discussion of evidence based prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity in children will also be provided.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Analyze epidemiology data regarding childhood diabetes and associated risk factors.
2. Assess risk factors for the development of childhood obesity in pediatric patients.
3. Identify one change you can make in your clinical or public health practice.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.