This program is intended for endocrinologists and other HCPs who manage patients with diabetes who have experience managing obesity.
The goal of this program is to improve the competence, skills, and performance of endocrinologists and other HCPs to support and empower community-based HCPs to optimize the management of patients with obesity.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Evaluate effective strategies to empower community-based HCPs to prioritize obesity management in their clinical practices
Formulate strategies to engage with community-based HCPs to disseminate the latest evidence and practical strategies for incorporating pharmacotherapy into the long-term management of obesity
Apply strategies to empower community-based HCPs to initiate conversations and sustainable practices that support long-term weight loss maintenance in patients with obesity
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Daniel Bessesen, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
University of Colorado, School of Medicine
Daniel Bessesen, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker/researcher: Novo Nordisk; independent contractor: Eli Lilly.
Jaime Almandoz, MD, MBA, FTOS
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Medical Director, Weight Wellness
Jaime Almandoz, MD, MBA, FTOS: consultant/advisor/speaker: Lilly, Novo Nordisk.
Joanna Miragaya, MD, PhD, FACE, ABOM Diplomate
Department of Endocrinology
Wellstar Health System
Holly Springs, Georgia
Joanna Miragaya, MD, PhD, FACE, ABOM Diplomate, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1 hour. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from July 27, 2023, through July 26, 2024:
You must receive a test score of at least 65 and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
This program has been made available online.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
To receive CME credit and/or MOC points, you MUST pass the post-test and complete the evaluation. For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through CCO’s Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JAPARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.
By sharing your Diplomate Board ID # and DOB, you are giving Clinical Care Options, LLC permission to use this information/data to report your participation to these Boards via the Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JA-PARS).