From Simulation to Real-World Practice: Strategies for a Proactive Approach to Obesity Management

Join us for this live interactive symposium on obesity management. You will utilize the EDOCATE platform to work through a case-based simulation, test your skills in the management of patients with obesity, and receive expert feedback.

This program is not being held in conjunction with ObesityWeek2022.


6:30- 7:00 PM PST  Dinner and Registration
7:00- 7:10 PM PST  Welcome and Introduction
7:10- 7:30 PM PST  Patient SimX Live Interactive Patient Case 1
7:30- 7:55 PM PST  Results of Patient Case 1 and Expert Faculty Discussion
7:55- 8:10 PM PST  Patient SimX Live Interactive Patient Case 2
8:10- 8:20 PM PST  Results of Patient Case 2
8:20- 8:30 PM PST  Question and Answer Session


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Caroline Apovian, MD

Member of the Faculty
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension
Harvard Medical School
Center for Weight Management and Wellness
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Ken Fujioka, MD

Director of Nutrition and Metabolic Research
Diabetes and Endocrine
Scripps Clinic
La Jolla, California

Program Overview
EDOCATE is a competency-based online education and assessment platform, targeted for healthcare professionals. Education activities that are delivered through the EDOCATE platform enable simulation of the management of chronic disease, patient/HCP encounters, diagnosis, and treatments (effects and side effects). This satellite symposium will utilize the EDOCATE platform to guide learners through a live and interactive case-based simulation. Learners will test their skills in obesity management and receive feedback from obesity management experts.

Goal Statement
The goal of this program is to allow learners to demonstrate and improve their application of knowledge and improvement in clinical performance to optimize the treatment for patients with obesity.

Target Audience
The target audience for the education are endocrinologists and obesity specialists, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician associates/physician assistants.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate patients based on the guideline-recommended criteria for diagnosis and treatment of obesity
  • Apply the latest efficacy and safety data to select antiobesity medications for appropriate patients with obesity
  • Integrate patient needs and preferences into the development of comprehensive obesity treatment plans
  • Assess obesity treatment based on patient tolerability, adherence, and progress toward individual weight loss goals


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.

Physician Assistant/Physician Associate Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for maximum of 1.5 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.