Advanced Obesity Management Program 

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Take the next step in the learning continuum. Apply your knowledge through case-based learning scenarios and learn how to implement your new skills into practice.

The online program can also be used as a prep course for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) examination, allowing you to study from home.

Price: $495 CAD

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Time Commitment

The core components of the program is estimated at ≈ 16 hours of learning.

 Multi-Device Compatible

Access all interactive and video components from your desktop, tablet or mobile device.

Certification

Certificates will be issued upon successful completion of accreditation requirement.


Overview


Developed by the Canadian Obesity Network (CON) in collaboration with mdBriefCase Group Inc., this course is designed for healthcare professionals who understand basic obesity principles, but want to learn more. Links and suggestions will be provided for learners who are preparing for the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) exam or for those who would like to delve further within a specific topic.

This program allows you to apply your learning through case-based scenarios so that you can immediately implement your new skills and knowledge into practice.

 

Accreditation Details

Each module within the Advanced Obesity Management Program has been individually accredited. The program is expected to take participants approximately 16 to 20 hours to complete, depending on your pace. Program certificates are offered once all module requirements are completed.

This program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited for Mainpro+ Credits.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at http://www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is approved by the Division of Continuing Professional Development, University of Manitoba. Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

This activity has been approved by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners QI&CPD Program.

 

The Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians is administered by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) through the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME). The composition of questions for the examination and the sample test questions are the exclusive responsibility of the Board members of the ABOM. To maintain absolute confidentiality and separation between the examination writers and all preparatory or review courses for this examination, ABOM Board members are not allowed to teach, lecture, provide seminars, assist, make comment or in any way participate in such courses while serving on the Board and for a period of 3 calendar years following the end of their Board service. Please visit http://abom.org/board-of-directors/ for a current listing of Board members along with all relevant disclosures.

The content of any preparatory or review course is determined solely by the hosting organization. The item domains and rubrics for the Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians are available without charge on the public ABOM website to facilitate individual study as well as review course development. Content experts who present at preparatory and/or review course(s) for the Certification Examination for Obesity Medicine Physicians are not provided information regarding examination questions, nor do they have preferential knowledge regarding actual questions included in the examination.

Price: $495.00 (CAD)