Business and Treatment Essentials (12.25 CME)

Wednesday, April 19

1:00-2:00 PM | The Plant-powered Diet: Why Vegetarian Meals Promote Healing and How You Can Help Patients Bridge the Gap between Diet Advice and Lasting Dietary Change | Anita Bermann, MS, RDN, CD

2:00-3:00 PM | The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Management and Cardiometabolic Health | Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD

3:00-4:00 PM | Crucial CARBversations: Teaching Your Patients the Low-down on Low-carb | Laura Eggerichs, RDN, CD, and Megan Moore, RDN, CD

4:00-4:15 PM | Break

4:15-5:00 PM | Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and Low-carb Diets Panel Discussion | Anita Bermann, MS, RDN, CD; Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD; Laura Eggerichs, RDN, CD; and Megan Moore, RDN, CD

5:00-6:00 PM | Insights on Insulin Resistance | Nicholas Pennings, DO, Dipl. ABOM

6:00-7:00 PM | Welcome Reception

Thursday, April 20

7:00-7:45 AM | Meet the Leadership Breakfast

8:00-8:45 AM | Obesity Algorithm Overview (Part 1) | Harold Bays, MD, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, Dipl. ABOM

8:45-9:45 AM | Applying the Obesity Algorithm in Practice (Part 1) | Krishna Doniparthi, MD, FAARM, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

9:45-10:30 AM | Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30-11:15 AM | Obesity Algorithm Overview (Part 2) | Harold Bays, MD, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, Dipl. ABOM

11:15 AM-12:15 PM | Applying the Obesity Algorithm in Practice (Part 2) | Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, Dipl. ABOM

12:15-1:15 PM | Lunch in Exhibit Hall

12:20-1:10 PM | Membership Committee Meeting

1:15-2:00 PM | Legal and Risk Considerations When Dispensing Drugs in Your Practice | Gerald Canaan, II, JD

2:00-2:45 PM | The Practical (Not Practically Legal) Approach to Dispensing Medications in a Medical Weight Loss Practice | W. Allen Rader, MD, MFOMA

2:45-3:45 PM | Utilization of NPs and PAs in Obesity Medicine: A Team-based Approach | Amy Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS

3:45-4:30 PM | Break in Exhibit Hall

4:30-6:00 PM | Getting Paid for Treating Obesity | Pinky Maniri, MSc, BSc

6:00-7:00 PM | Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

7:15 PM | Dine-arounds

Dietary plans taught at Business and Treatment EssentialsTake the Next Step in Your Career

If you are looking for ways to…

  • Start your own obesity medicine practice
  • Incorporate aspects of obesity medicine into your primary care practice
  • Make your practice run more efficiently
  • Get reimbursed for treating obesity
  • Dispense medications from your office
  • Prescribe specific dietary plans to your patients

… you should attend Business and Treatment Essentials on April 19-20. This course is designed to help you grow your practice and give you the tools you need to build a successful career in obesity medicine.

Plan Your Trip

Don’t miss a minute of Business and Treatment Essentials. Plan your stay at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel using the schedule below.

Wednesday, April 19 | 1:00-6:00 PM
Thursday, April 20 | 8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Business and Treatment Essentials does not overlap with the Spring Obesity Summit.

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Upcoming Events

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19apr - 23apr 191:00 pmapr 23Full Conference: Business and Treatment Essentials + Spring Obesity Summit1:00 pm - 12:00 pm (23) Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Ave.

19apr - 20apr 191:00 pmapr 20Business and Treatment Essentials1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (20) Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Ave.

21apr - 23apr 218:00 amapr 23Spring Obesity Summit8:00 am - 12:00 pm (23) Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Ave.