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Certificate of Training Live Events

Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults

May 2024 

Live Event Helpful Tips

Things to Know

Wednesday, May 1

Thursday, May 2

Wednesday, May 8

Thursday, May 9

8 am - 12 pm PST; 9 am - 1 pm MST; 10 am - 2 pm CT; 11 am - 3 pm EST

The live events will be livestreamed by the BlueSky eLearning Management System, Path.  You will need your CDR username and password to login to each live event. If you experience any issues logging in, please contact BlueSky Help Desk at, or call the Help Desk at (888) 705-6002 or 1 (858) 201-4136 for callers residing outside the United States.

Live Events Helpful Tips - Prepare to Go Live!

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Closing - VPN & Other Browsers

For best results during the live events, disconnect from VPN and close all other browsers. Dedicate your computer only to the live events.

Planning for Internet/Wi-Fi Interruptions

You may wish to have several backup options in your home/office in the unlikely event you lose internet/Wi-Fi access or lose electrical power.  Please be sure to charge your laptop computer, mobile devices, and power packs. For loss of internet/Wi-Fi, you may wish to use your cell phone hotspot or internet card.

Preparing to Participate

Be sure to set up in a quiet place in your home/office away from distractions, silence your cell phone, and have the learner guide and professional planner handy -- information regarding these documents will be available soon.

Going Live

On the live event days, the “Join Live Web Event” link will appear 30 minutes before the event.  You will be allowed in the live event at least 10 minutes before the event. You will enter the events on mute and remain on mute throughout the events.  You should turn off your video.

Logging in Daily

You must log in for each live event to be eligible to take the post-test.  Your attendance will be verified for each event before you are permitted to proceed to the next event and before gaining access to the post-test.

Maintaining Engagement

During the live event, the facilitators will be using various interactive tools — polling questions, reflection questions and the chat box to keep you engaged. You are encouraged to pose your questions in the Q&A and Polls section. The facilitators will address as many questions as time permits. To increase the priority status of an existing question in the Q&A and Polls section, please select the thumbs up C.

Access to Next Live Events

At the end of each event, you will be re-directed to an evaluation.  Please complete the evaluation each day before logging off, so you will be able to access the next event.  

Things to Know

Learner Guide

The learner guide will be available under the Resources Tab. The guide will be linked in the Resources Tab which is included on each event landing page. The guide contains the agenda, PowerPoint presentations and handouts for all sessions. Bios for the facilitators are also included.  

To avoid missing any content during the first event, please be sure to download these documents prior to the start of the first event. The facilitators will refer to this guide during all live event days. If you plan to print the guide, you may wish to print in grayscale instead of color.


This FAQ will provide the answer to all of your questions regarding the post-test. The post-test submission deadline is Monday, May 20, 2024, 5:00 pm CT. 

Post-Test FAQ

Logging of CPE Credits

A total of 61 CPE Credits have been awarded for the Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults.


Select Activity Type: 120 Certificate Program

Activity Number: 179685

Program Approval Period: 1/1/2023 - 1/31/2026

See below for suggested Performance Indicators: 

8.1.1 - Uses evidence-based information and standards to determine nutritional needs

8.3.6 - Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends  

9.1.3 - Identifies and analyzes factors that influence behavioral change

9.2.4 - Collaborates with learner(s) and colleagues to formulate specific, measurable and attainable objectives and goals

Although there are suggested performance indicators* provided for the course, you as the practitioner will select the competency from the dropdown list that describes the knowledge, skills and behaviors gained from activity completion. 

  • *Performance Indicators describe an inter-related set of behaviors and the level of expected performance that can be evaluated to determine whether the competency has been met.

Click here for a tutorial on how to log CPE credits for this activity.

Access to Prework Modules

Access to the prework modules will conclude on Monday, July 1, 2024,11:59pm CT.  Please be sure to download and save any materials you wish to retain on your computer hard drive by that date.

Next Step for the CSOWM

Please click here if you are considering the CSOWM certification.

Updated: February 16, 2024

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