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

4:15-5:15 PM | Insights on Insulin Resistance | Nicholas Pennings, DO, Dipl. ABOM

5:15-6:00 PM | Findings from the Clinical Practice and Compensation Survey | Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH, MFOMA, Dipl. ABOM

Thursday, April 20

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

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

1:15-2:00 PM | Legal and Risk Considerations When Prescribing, Administering, and Dispensing Drugs in Your Practice | Jerry Canaan, 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 Approach | Amy Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS

3:45-4:30 PM | Break

4:30-6:00 PM | Payment for Treating Obesity in Primary Care | Thomas McKnight, MD, MPH

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

ATTEND THIS COURSE IF you are a clinician looking to take the next step in your career in obesity medicine.

Business and Treatment Essentials (12.25 CME) is a must-attend for clinicians interested in starting an obesity medicine practice or improving their current practice. This one-of-a-kind learning opportunity features all-new presentations and will provide you with practical resources to grow your practice.

Plan Your Trip

Business and Treatment Essentials takes place Wednesday, April 19, from 1:00-6:00 PM and Thursday, April 20, from 8:00 AM-6:00 PM. This course 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.