This activity is intended for a broad audience of interprofessional healthcare professionals who provide care, education, and counseling for patients with obesity including primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician associates/physician assistants, and pharmacists.
The goal of this initiative is to increase the percentage of adults with obesity who receive guideline recommended obesity care by 15% among participating clinic sites by the conclusion of the project. This will be determined by a series of 4 quality measures. In addition, individual clinic teams participating in the project as QI teams will establish tailored process improvement goals in order to address their local gaps to improve care and patient outcomes.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Develop measurable and comprehensive treatment plans for 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:
Megan Adelman, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, CDCES
Clinical Pharmacist - Family Medicine
Center for Family Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Megan Adelman, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, CDCES, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc
Director of Obesity Medicine
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc: consultant/advisor/speaker: Novo Nordisk.
Susan M. Tiso, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP
Clinical Professor, Retired
Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
Family Nurse Practicioner, Retired
University of California, Irvine
Susan Tiso, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC, ProCE, LLC, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, and Q Synthesis have no 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 June 09, 2023, through June 08, 2024:
1. Login or Sign Up for an account by clicking at the top of this page.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. View and study the content in its entirety.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.
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, this activity has been planned and implemented by Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO), ProCE, LLC, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, and Q Synthesis. Clinical Care Options, LLC 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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 1 contact hour.
Continuing Pharmacy Education
CCO designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-9999-23-151-H01-P
Type of Activity: Application
Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 65% and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.
Physician Assistant/Physician Associate Continuing Medical Education
Clinical Care Options has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until June 08, 2024. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.