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Obesity as a Disease: Putting Weight Bias Aside and Treating the Whole Patient


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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State Associations:
MOMA - Montana
Faculty:
Stephanie Persondek, DO
Duration:
45 Minutes
Expiration:
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Description

Physicians and medical professionals will review complications of the disease process of obesity and review pertinent information about talking to your patients about obesity and counseling them on treatment. They will be able to summarize full scope treatment options and new advancements in the study of obesity.

Learning Objectives:
•    Define complications of the disease process of obesity
•    Review pertinent information about talking to your patients about obesity and counseling them on treatment
•    Summarize full scope treatment options and new advancements in the study of obesity

Accreditation Statement:
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Planning Disclosure:
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy:
Grievances shall be submitted in writing to the executive director or educational program chairperson. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. The executive director will review all grievances and resolve if possible. If no resolution is possible, the executive director may pass the information on to the President of the Association for resolution. If the president is unable to resolve the grievance, he/she may then pass the grievance on to the executive committee of the board of trustees, and if no resolution can be made the grievance will then be presented to the full board of trustees. Further appeals shall be addressed to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2864.

 

 

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Dr. Persondek graduated with a BS in Biochemistry and Biology from the University of Portland where she was a Holy Cross Scholar. She then went to medical school at Touro University Nevada COM and graduated with honors. 

She completed her OB/GYN residency at Resurrection Health Care Consortium: MWU/OPTI, Chicago IL. She received multiple teaching awards while there, including Resident Educator of the Year. She is board certified in OB/GYN, and she is a private practice generalist in Spokane Valley, Washington. 

Dr. Persondek is Adjunct Faculty, Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Clinical Clerkship Director at Rocky Vista University, UT.  She also writes exam questions for obstetrics and gynecology for the NBOME for use with COMLEX and COMAT, and she is a member of the obstetrics and gynecology subcommittee of the COMAT.  In her spare time, she and her husband are working in their healthcare startup Outpost Innovations, under which they have patented a medical device.

Dr. Stephanie Persondek discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.


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