Obesity is considered a public health crisis and epidemic in the United States. It is interesting though, that in the healthcare world, unintentional weight loss is also a serious condition. This course looks at the obesity epidemic in the US and discusses the concepts of intentional and unintentional weight loss in healthcare and how to manage it.
Upon completion of this course, the successful learner will be able to:
- Define and discuss the obesity epidemic
- Define and discuss the concepts of intentional and unintentional weight loss
- Understand the implications of weight loss in the healthcare setting
This course requires access to YouTube to view mini-lectures.
Course login is valid for 1 year from date of purchase. No online course extensions will be granted. All online courses are non-refundable. CE credit will be given upon successful completion of all required areas of the course including the quiz and evaluation form.
This course is a level II continuing competence.
To view continuing competence level descriptions, visit the ANFP website.