Type of Continuing Education

  • CME:1.0
  • CHES: 1.0/1.0*

*Continuing Competency credits, when available, are listed after the total CHES/MCHES contact hours (e.g. CHES: 1.0/1.0)
Due to the turnaround time required by the organization that grants our nursing credit, we were not able to offer CNE for this webinar. Depending on your state’s criteria for credit, you may be able to request CME for non-physicians.

About this Activity

Self-paced, recorded version of a live webinar that was conducted on October 16, 2019.

If you received continuing education credit for the live webinar, you are not eligible for additional credit for the on-demand webinar.

Important Dates

Released: October 16, 2019
Expires: October 16, 2021

Heavy Conversations: Weight & Health 

How to Purchase Instructions for Obtaining Credit Submit Feedback

Formats:

  • Recorded webinar video [.mp4] and slides [.pdf] — Coming soon
  • Live webinar (includes recording and slides) — Event concluded, no longer available
  • If you attend the live webinar and wish to request CE credit or a certificate of attendance, visit Instructions for Obtaining Credit below.

Program Information

Description

In this presentation we will review weight bias and stigma in healthcare settings, the factors affecting a person's weight, and more inclusive approaches to health care to improve outcomes and patient satisfaction. Challenges and strategies to address weight concerns with patients and reduce the effects of weight stigma will be discussed. 

Intended Audience

  • Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Health Educators
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians and Physician Assistants
  • Psychologists, Counselors, and Social Workers
  • Students

Learning Objectives

The participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss weight bias and stigma and the effects in both patients and health care providers.
  2. Describe biological and psychological factors influencing weight and health.
  3. Compare and contrast weight inclusive vs. weight normative approaches to health care.
  4. Discuss challenges and strategies for addressing weight with patients to improve health outcomes.

Faculty

Jennifer Barnoud, MS, RDN, LD, CEDRD 
The University of Texas at Austin 

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Education Planning Committee Roster

How to Purchase

The fees to purchase a registration to attend the live event* OR to purchase the recording are as follows**:

$25 for ACHA individual members
$50 for nonmembers

Fees are nonrefundable. 

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*Access to recordings and slides are included for those that register for live events.
**If you are not interested in attending a live webinar, please wait and purchase the recording when it becomes noted that it is available.

Submit Feedback

We welcome your feedback after viewing this presentation to help us plan future educational opportunities. If you are requesting CE credit or an attendance certificate, this is part of that process so see the instructions in the next section.

If not requesting credit, you may submit your feedback via this short survey.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit (or certificate of attendance)

See the sidebar and accreditation statements below for the types of credit available. 

Step 1: View the webinar, either live or on-demand.
Step 2: Complete the Post-test and Evaluation Form. You will select the type of credit you are requesting on this form. Select "Certificate of Attendance" if no credit is being requested. 

It is estimated that it will require one hour to view the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation.

Credit must be requested by the program expiration date in the sidebar.

Statements and Disclosures

Accreditation

  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ACHA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education content hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 0. There are 1.0 Continuing Competency credits available.

Successful Completion/Post Test

It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test and evaluation form immediately after viewing the download. Those with a passing grade of 80% on the post-test will receive their CE certificate electronically within two weeks.

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

All planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use

This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).