Obesity and Nutrition Summit

April 26, 2024

This is a virtual educational activity. 

The newly combined Obesity and Malnutrition Summit offers attendees a powerful overview of the most up-to-date evidence and hot topics in these fields. It will include representation from a variety of disciplines so that the attendees have a more robust toolkit and skillset to care for all types of patients and issues related to Obesity and Malnutrition.

 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses/nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, counselors and psychologists/therapists will benefit from the presentations of this activity.  Other learner groups such as medical students from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine as well as Geisinger-affiliated medical residents and fellows would also benefit from this education. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • describe definition/diagnosis of short bowel syndrome and to formulate a plan of treatment.
  • discuss the presence of malnutrition in patients with obesity.
  • describe the pathophysiology of eating disorders and the overlap with obesity and to be able to screen and refer the patient for appropriate treatment.
  • describe common scenarios of reluctance and resistance when treating obesity in pediatric patients.
  • outline the evidence-based effects of exercise in the general population as well as specific disease states.
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity.  Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed.  
 
Virtual Information
All details pertaining to the links for this activity will be sent once you are registered for the activity. 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 ACPE
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 Approved for APA Credit
    • 6.00 ASWB
    • 6.00 CDR
    • 6.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    02/12/2024
    Course expires: 
    05/10/2024
    Event starts: 
    04/26/2024 - 7:30am EDT
    Event ends: 
    04/26/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
    Cost:
    $100.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Schedule
    7:30 AM                     
    Registration and Continental Breakfast for In-Person Attendees
     
    7:55 AM                     
    Welcome and Introductions
    Jennifer Franceschelli Hosterman, DO, FAAP
     
    8:00 AM                     
    Short Bowel Syndrome
    Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN
     
    9:00 AM                     
    Malnutrition in Obesity  
    Bethany Restemayer, MD, CNSC, DABOM and Sarah Snow, MS, RDN, LDN
     
    10:00 AM                   
    Break
     
    10:20 AM                   
    Exercise – History, Pathophysiology, and Evidence-Based Research
    Danial Nadeem, MD
     
    11:20 AM                   
    Lunch Break
     
    12:00 PM                    
    Eating Disorders – A Multidisciplinary Perspective
    Micaela Hayes, MD; Janet Milner, RDN and Richanne Sniezek, PhD
     
    1:30 PM                      
    Round Table Discussion with Audience Questions
    Micaela Hayes, MD; Amy Jordan, MS; Janet Milner, RDN and Richanne Sniezek, PhD
     
    2:00 PM                      
    Break
     
    2:20 PM                      
    Rolling with Resistance – Pediatric Obesity Case-Based Discussion
    Jennifer Franceschelli Hosterman, DO, FAAP
     
    3:20 PM                      
    Evaluations/Adjournment

     

    *Topics and Speakers are subject to change. 

    Virtual Educational Activity using Microsoft Teams
    United States

    Virtual Information

    This conference will be a virtual educational activity using Microsoft Teams. When you register for this activity, the Microsoft Teams link will be sent to you one week prior to the conference.

    Guest Faculty
    Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN
    Dean and Professor, College of Health
    University of Utah
    Salt Lake City, Utah
     
    Geisinger Faculty
    Micaela Hayes, MD
    Associate, Internal Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Jennifer Franceschelli Hosterman, DO, FAAP
    Co-Activity Director
    Pediatric Medical Director, Nutrition and Weight Management 
    Associate Director, Nutrition and Weight Management 
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Amy Jordan, MS
    Resident, Psychology
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Janet Milner, RDN
    Dietitian, Clinical Nutrition
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Danial Nadeem, MD
    Associate, Nutrition and Weight Management
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Jila Kaberi-Otarod, MD
    Co-Activity Director
    Associate Director, Nutrition and Weight Management
    Geisinger Community Medical Center
     
    Bethany Restemayer, MD, CNSC, DABOM
    Co-Activity Director
    Associate, Nutrition and Weight Management
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Richanne Sniezek, PhD
    Psychologist, Outpatient Patient Psychology
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Sarah Snow, MS, RDN, LDN
    Registered Dietician, Nutrition and Weight Management
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
     
     
     

    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

     

     

     

    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. 

     

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Worker Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 6 clinical continuing education credits. 

     

    Completion of the RD DTR profession-specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE credit = One CPEU). If the activity is dietetics - related but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate with participation in contact hours (One 60 minute hour = 1 CPEU). RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner's discretion. 

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 6 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    This live activity is approved for 6 contact hours (0.6 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit JA0008072-0000-24-038-L99-P. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

     

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this activity for 6 CE Credits for psychologists. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this activity for 6 CPEU credits for dietitians. 

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     
     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

     

    Available Credit

    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 ACPE
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 Approved for APA Credit
    • 6.00 ASWB
    • 6.00 CDR
    • 6.00 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $100.00
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    This conference has switched from hybrid to virtual only. When selecting your attendance type please make sure to select virtual. Thank you!

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