Nutrition and Healthy Life Choices

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course explores the comorbidity of pediatric obesity, identifies strategies to encourage appropriate nutrition and healthy life choices and promotes positive relationships among members of the healthcare team including patients and families.  The case-driven format allows for high learner engagement more likely to result in sustained change. Wrapping the module within the context of a social learning community simulates network that occurs in the live setting improving the learning impact across the interprofessional team. Learning resources including articles and handouts will be available to learners to reinforce learning and change.

ELEMENTS OF COMPETENCE

In addition to knowledge, this activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal skills and communication. This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles and responsibilities and interprofessional communication. 

PRACTICE GAPS AND NEEDS

Multiple studies suggest that childhood and adolescent obesity increases the likelihood of adult diseases and mortality and that an effect approach to improving health outcomes is to address obesity prevention and treatment in childhood. All members of the healthcare team need relevant training regarding practical approaches to obesity prevention and management that are based on emerging evidence and clinical practice guidelines. 

Target Audience

This activity was planned by and for physicians, nurses, registered dietitians and others who care for pediatric patients at risk for the negative consequences of poor nutrition and sub optimal life choices. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe metabolic syndrome and comorbid conditions that may emerge as a result of pediatric obesity
  • Identify multiple strategies that promote appropriate nutrition recommendations and encourage healthy life choices
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors that foster positive relationship among team members and with patients and families. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AAPA Category 1 CME
  • 2.00 MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 2.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 2.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
04/30/2020
Course expires: 
04/29/2023
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
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Aaron Carrel, MD 
Learning Community Clinical Director
Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Fitness
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Cassandra Vanderwall, MS, RD, CD, CDE, CPT
Course Instructor
Manager, UW Health Dietetic Internship Program
Clinical Nutritionist, UW Health 

Planning Committee and Contributors

Riley Boland, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics
UW Health
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Julie Martinelli
Instructional Design and Course Development
University of Wisconsin-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership

Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN
Public Health Contributor
Research Program Manager, Wisconsin Public Health Research Network
Nurse Planner, Continuing Education in Nursing
University of Wisconsin-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership

Blaise Nemeth, MD, MS
Associate Professor (CHS)
Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Fitness
Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Marianna Shershneva, MD, PhD
CPD Evaluation and Assessment Specialist
University of Wisconsin-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership

Amy Peterson, MD
Director, Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Clinic
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.  For this educational activity all conflicts of interest have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below.

The following planners and facilty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Riley Boland, MD, Faculty
Aaron Carrel, MD, Course Director, Faculty
Julie Martinelli, Planner
Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN, Faculty/Planner
Blaise Nemeth, MD, MS, Faculty/Planner
Amy Peterson, MD, Faculty/Planner
Marianna Shershneva, MD, Faculty/Planner
Cassandra Vanderwall, MS, RD, CD, CDE, CPT, Faculty/Planner

Dr. Amy Peterson may reference unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products in her presentation. 

*The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

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Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.

Credit Designation Statements

AAPA Credit Designation Statement

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 2 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 3/22/2023. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 ANCC contact hours.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for 0.2 continuing education units (CEUs) or 2 hours.

MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION/LIFELONG LEARNING AND SELF-ASSESSMENT

American Board of Pediatrics MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 2 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AAPA Category 1 CME
  • 2.00 MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 2.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 2.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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