17th Annual NPWH Premier Women's Healthcare Conference
1.5 CE, 1 Rx
Nurse practitioners face the everyday challenges of providing individualized, safe, and effective care for women with obesity. This symposium will address skills essential to this endeavor in didactic and interactive, case-based formats. Specific topics include: Initiating and facilitating communication with patients regarding effective weight loss and weight maintenance strategies, Development of individualized treatment plans based on the latest practice guidelines, Discussion of the safety and efficacy of current and emerging pharmacotherapies, Case studies illustrating effective management of complex patients via role-playing underscored by audience response.