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Obesity Intervention for Adults Elective Modules

Each Obesity Interventions for Adults elective module is available for the cost of $45.  To purchase a module, please click on the title below and it will bring you to the Eatright Store.  Participants of the Certificate of Training in Obesity Interventions for Adults program will receive the modules at a discounted price of $25.  To receive the discount, please email Tracy Strong at or call 312-899-4783.  Your participation in the program will be verified prior to receiving the discount. 

These modules are available for purchase until December 1st, 2019.  To receive the CPEs for these modules, they will need to be completed by May 31, 2020. 

Life Transitions and Weight Control 

CPE Hours Awarded:  5
Price: $45.00
Past Participant Price: $25.00*
Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe strategies for preventing gestational weight gain.
  2. Describe strategies for intervening in low birth weight or small for gestational age infant "catch-up" growth.
  3. Describe strategies for preventing childhood/puberty/adolescent obesity.
  4. Describe strategies for preventing adult weight gain.
  5. Describe strategies for preventing advanced-age sarcopenic obesity.
  6. Demonstrate how RDN should modify treatment approaches for patients/clients at different life stages.
  7. Identify proper methods for measuring weight and height, calculating BMI, measuring waist circumference and tracking weight trajectories.

Dietary Supplements in Overweight and Obesity

CPE Hours Awarded:  4
Price: $45.000

Past Participant Price: $25.00*
Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe current trends in use of dietary supplements for weight management.
  2. Describe current federal regulation of dietary supplements.
  3. Cite risks of dietary supplement use.
  4. Use open-ended questioning to initiate a non-judgmental discussion on use of dietary supplements
  5. Given a specific scenario, describe appropriate intervention strategy(ies) regarding dietary supplement use for weight loss.
  6. Accurately evaluate instances where a RDN is out of scope of practice for dietary supplement recommendations.
  7. Differentiate between instances where there is a conflict of interest and where there is not. Apply ethical behavior.
  8. Identify opportunities to function as part of an interprofessional team addressing the need for vitamin/mineral supplementation or the patient's interest in non-vitamin, non-mineral supplements.

Practice Management & Reimbursement

CPE Hours Awarded:  5
Price: $45.00

Past Participant Price: $25.00*
Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the key features of Quality Payment Programs:   Alternative Payment Models (APM's) and 2. Merit Based Incentive Programs (MIPS)- including quality.
  2. Describe how RDNs can improve reimbursement through MIPS payments.
  3. Describe the Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity benefit and how RDNs can receive reimbursement for offering this benefit.

Technology, mHealth and Telehealth in Weight Management Practice

CPE Hours Awarded:  4
Price: $45.00

Past Participant Price: $25.00*
Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify key strategies for using online weight loss programs.
  2. Know the evidence for the efficacy of telenutrition for MNT and nutrition counseling for weight management.

*Past participation in the Obesity Interventions for Adults program will be verified prior to receiving the discount.