Assess your knowledge of the epidemiology and comorbidities of obesity with this online Obesity CPD module. Successfully complete all 10 questions to achieve a 1 Hour CPD Certificate.
1 CPD HOURS
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
CPD approved as part of Obesity CPD course
European Union of Medical Specialists
The CPD, made available on StudyPRN and organised by Learna Limited, is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists.
Each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). Only those e-learning materials that are displayed on the UEMS-EACCME website have formally been accredited.
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at https://www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.
Obesity, Epidemiology and Risk | Module Overview
The prevalence of obesity has increased sharply amongst developing
and developed nations such that it now represents a global pandemic. Due to
the associated co-morbidities of Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis
and Cancer, this represents not just a threat to wellbeing but also poses a
financial threat to fragile healthcare systems.
Furthermore, the world has woken up to the fact that obesity has been
recognised as a risk factor for a worse prognosis with COVID-19 infection.
This module explores the pathophysiology of weight gain, control of appetite
and also the related co-morbidities.
Once you successfully
complete the module - achieving the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll
be awarded with a downloadable 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print
or upload to your CPD Portfolio.
Aims and Objectives
On completion of this module, you will have an improved understanding of:
regulation of appetite and potential therapeutic targets
Available all year round with 24/7 online access and unlimited resits,
you'll be able to learn around your busy schedule and get to grips with
your CPD modules whenever you'd like - all you need is an internet
Our CPD modules are written and edited by medical experts within their
specialist fields, who have pedigrees in postgraduate education. Questions
are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain relevant and
up-to-date with new guidelines.
Boosting Clinical Knowledge
As a healthcare professional it's important for you to continuously expand
on your clinical knowledge, skills and abilities. Our CPD modules will
help you achieve this by providing you with a full explanation of answers,
further reading, and the option to reflect using our online notes system.