Weight Matters in Women's Health Conference
CME/CEU Conference February 25th,2011 0700-1700
Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center- Brady Conference Center
9003 East Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Weight Matters in Women's Health is the first annual conference at Scottsdale Healthcare offered for health care professionals interested in women's health.
The goal of this conference is to provide a comprehensive update on the impact of obesity on women's health. Evidence-based presentations and interactive break-out sessions provide ample opportunity to work with experts in the field of women's health.
At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:
- discuss impact of obesity on women and their families
- Explain the epidemic of childhood obesity
- discuss the impact of obesity on fertility
- provide surgical management options for weight loss and subsequent childbearing consequences
- discuss associated medical consequences including metabolic syndrome and cancer associated with obesity
Scottsdale Healthcare is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Scottsdale Healthcare designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
6.5 CEU contact hours for this continuing nursing education activity have been submitted to the Arizona Nurses’ Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Please contact Pauline Hrenchir at Scottsdale Healthcare 480-323-3614 for more information about contact hours.
Physicians,nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other healthcare professionals are invited to attend the conference.
This is a meeting aimed at improving the quality of care in weight management. The topics are selected through the review of current issues, evidenced-based research and faculty perception.