Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)
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.
• 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
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.
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.
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MOMA Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.
|Obesity as a Disease (2.8 MB)||9 Pages||Available after Purchase|
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.