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The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine • Treating Obesity 2021 • Live Streaming

June 15, 2021 - June 19, 2021

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies.


Effective treatment of patients with obesity is an increasingly important part of modern medical practice. This course delivers practical strategies to optimize the management of obesity and its many complications, and provides the most up-to-date approaches to obesity prevention and treatment.

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. In addition, an Obesity Medicine board review is offered for participants preparing for the American Board of Obesity Medicine board examination.

This course is designed to give healthcare providers the knowledge to:

  •  Identify, evaluate and manage patients with high-risk obesity
  •  Provide lifestyle-based therapies for obesity, including nutritional, physical activity, and behavioral approaches
  •  Apply effective counseling and behavioral modification techniques
  •  Apply current pharmacological approaches to the treatment of obesity
  •  Assess patients for their need and appropriateness for bariatric surgery and determine surgical options

For additional information and registration, visit: obesity.hmscme.com


June 15, 2021
June 19, 2021