Management of Severe Pediatric Obesity: A Primer for the Practitioner

Event Date: September 20th, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Pond House Cafe
1555 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Pediatric Evening Lecture

Sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for Physician

Registration and Buffet – 5:30 p.m.
Lecture – 6:00 p.m.
Q&A – 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $75

Registration

To register, please contact Brenda McCauliff via email or call 860.837.6281

Target Audience

  • Pediatricians
  • Family Practitioners
  • Pediatric Advanced-Practice Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • School Nurses

Lecture Objectives

Describe the prevalence and complications of severe pediatric obesity
Identify two strategies for the management of severe pediatric obesity
Identify two strategies to utilize with patients regaining weight

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Connecticut Children’s). Connecticut Children’s takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy

All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. The activity director and planners, including speakers Drs. Santos, Misra, Finck, Phulwani and Ms. Beiner do not have a financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations. Drs. Santos, Finck, Misra, and Ms. Beiner will not be discussing the use of any off-label products. Dr. Phulwani will be discussing medications not FDA approved for <18 years.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

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