2017 New Paradigms in Obesity Management


Presented by Legacy Health and OHSU. This live CME activity presents a multidisciplinary discussion of obesity. Topics will include managing obesity in primary care; metabolically normal and abnormal obesity; community resources and partnerships for managing obesity; the diabetes Prevention Program; motivational interviewing; and pharmacotherapy for obesity and bariatric surgery: patient selection and post-op management. Target audience for this activity is primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and others who care for patients with obesity.

Desired outcomes
1. Identify patients who have the greatest need to achieve weight loss
2. Explain how to implement a viable medical group visit for weight
3. Recognize post-operative complications likely to be seen by
primary care providers
4. Describe community prevention efforts and partnerships in Oregon
addressing obesity and associated risk factors
5. Explain the principles of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
6. Translate dietary recommendations into real world practice
7. Demonstrate at least two methods to elicit change talk

Keynote speaker
Samuel Klein, M.D., William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Science Direction, Center for Human Nutrition; Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science Director, Center for Applied Research Sciences; Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Registration:  Admission fee includes all conference materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

Physicians: $75
Nurses: $50
Other allied health providers: $50
Students: $40

Registration deadline: Oct. 11, 2017.

Cancellation fee: A $15 fee will be charged for cancellation after Sept. 29. No refunds after Oct. 9.

For registration questions contact Emily York at eyork@lhs.org or 503-413-8240.

 Legacy Weight and Diabetes Institute reserves the right to cancel this program if

New Paradigms in Obesity Management brochure


  • When

  • Friday, October 13, 2017
    8:50 AM - 4:30 PM
    Pacific Time

  • Where

  • Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
    Lorenzen Conference Center
    2801 N. Gantenbein Ave.
    Portland, Oregon 97227

Continuing Education Credits

Legacy Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE’s Provided by Legacy Health Clinical Practice Support, Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 8749 for 6  contact hours. Must complete course to get CE certificate.


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