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Treating Obesity 2017 : The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel * | Massachusetts, USA
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Title: Treating Obesity 2017 : The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Jun, 22, 2017 to Jun, 24, 2017
Location: Massachusetts, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 895 to 1145 USD
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Treating Obesity : The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine is organized by Harvard Medical School, Department Of Continuing Education and would be held during Jun 22 - 24, 2017 at Boston Marriott Long Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. 

The target audience for this medical event basically for Healthcare professionals with an interest in the latest approaches to the prevention and treatment of obesity and its complications, including Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dietitians, Mental Health Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 34.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. 

Presented by authorities in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology and psychology from the country’s leading obesity treatment centers, this course covers critical topics in the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders. It includes didactic lectures, panel discussions, and case-based interactive workshops to improve participants’ ability to care for patients with obesity. 

Highlights of the 2017 program include :

• Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity

• Medical and surgical management of the adult patient with obesity

• Effective counseling and motivation techniques

• Matching patients with optimal therapies (lifestyle, dietary, medical, surgical)

• Precision medicine for obesity and metabolic disorders

• Optimizing medical outcomes after bariatric surgery

• Treating children and adolescents: new medical and surgical options

• Emerging therapies for genetic obesity

• How food regulates metabolism

• Building and maintaining a successful obesity medicine practice

• Enhancing communication skills around obesity with patients, payers, colleagues, and referring physicians

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Boston Marriott Long Wharf

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America

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