Obesity

Obesity module 1: management in primary care

Released 14 November 2014   Programme: Obesity 1 CPD/CME credit

Obesity module 1: management in primary care Upon completing this module, participants should be better able to:
  • Identify obesity
  • Recognise the inequalities in obesity
  • Recognise common comorbidities associated with obesity
  • Know when to raise the issue sensitively and respectfully
  • Accurately measure obesity
  • Know the NICE pathways for weight management
  • Be aware of the role of the GP in the management of obese and overweight patients
  • Understand effective weight loss methods
  • Be familiar with the options available to treat obesity and when to refer