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
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
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are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain relevant and
up-to-date with new guidelines.
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