After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Identify the current epidemiological trends in Pediatric Obesity.
2. Recognize the currently available therapies for the management of pediatric and adolescent obesity.
3. Apply and use the various anti-obesity medications in a clinical practice.
Sonali Malhotra MD, Diplomate ABOM
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Massachusetts General Hospital- Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Medical Affairs at Rhythm Pharmaceuticals
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.
Sonali Malhotra, MD, Diplomate ABOM is the medical director and an employee of Rhythm Pharmaceuticals.
None of the other planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s). Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 IPCE Credit Hour(s)