Obesity, Epidemiology & Risk

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.

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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:

The regulation of appetite and potential therapeutic targets

Comorbidities that associate with weight gain

Obesity CPD Course
2 Modules Only £5

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Online Access

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Quality Assured

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

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.