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Multidisciplinary Management of Adolescent Obesity

Multidisciplinary Management of Adolescent Obesity

Multidisciplinary Management of Adolescent Obesity

Paul Chadwick
Paul Chadwick
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 03 May 2018
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Last updated: 02 Sep 2020

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Description

This session focuses on management of obesity at an individual level. It will describe the multi-disciplinary treatment of obesity in adolescents. Current guidelines for best practice in this area will be outlined and relevant public policy documents highlighted. Some important management strategies will be described and outcomes for the most common approaches to treating adolescent obesity will be presented. This session was reviewed by Louise Lam, Hilda Mulrooney, Claire Robson and Claire Cheminade and updated in March 2017.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Identify the aims of weight management in adolescents
• Recognise when unhealthy methods of weight control are being used and take appropriate action
• Follow the recommendations from key documents outlining best practice in the management of adolescent obesity
• Identify the key nutrition, activity and behavioural targets for effective treatment of adolescent obesity
• Recognise the potential ill effects of exposure to media coverage of weight control
• Evaluate the suitability of commercial weight loss programmes for young people
• List specific considerations for weight management in adolescents
Paul Chadwick

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Paul Chadwick
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Paul Chadwick is a clinical and health psychologist specialising in physical health, obesity and its management.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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