Management of Overweight and Obesity–
Screen patient for overweight or obesity.
Categorize a patient’s excess weight based on body mass index.
Discuss the negative consequences of excessive weight, inlcuding counseling on diet and physical activity, prescribing medications when appropriate and referring for surgery when needed.
Counsel patients over time to help them achieve their weight-related health goals.
1.25 Free AANP CEUs for Nurse Practitioners which includes 0.1 Pharmacology Hours