Weight Gain and Exercise: Applying the New Dietary and Exercise Guidelines with Your Patients
This online course will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to promote dietary and exercise guidelines to help people achieve and maintain good health and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Family physicians, general internists, hospitalists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and dietitians.
- Explain how poor food choices and excess calorie consumption; especially, when combined with reduced physical activity can lead to weight gain.
- Apply evidence-based nutrition and exercise strategies to promote health and weight loss in patients.
- Examine the new dietary guidelines, which explain how limiting added sugars, saturated fats, sodium and alcoholic beverages lowers the risk of disease.
- Recognize how to safely return to physical activity after long periods of inactivity.
- Apply physical activity with minimal equipment in order to maintain both aerobic and anaerobic conditioning.
Angie Placeres, M.S., RDN, LDN, CDCES
Employee Health Management / Wellness Advantage
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
Baptist Health South Florida
Adjunct Nutrition Professor, Florida International University
Department of Dietetics and Nutrition
Amett E. Pino, M.S., CSCS
Senior Wellness Coach
Employee Fitness / Wellness Advantage
Baptist Health South Florida
A. Chika Ohaeto, DNP, APRN, ACNP
Manager of Advanced Practice Providers
Baptist Health Medical Group Primary Care
Nurse Practitioner, Baptist Health Follow-up Care
Baptist Health Medical Group
Angie Placeres, M.S., RDN, LDN, CDCES, and Amett E. Pino, M.S., CSCS, faculty for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and have indicated that their presentations or discussions will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
A. Chika Ohaeto, DNP, APRN, ACNP, planner for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Agueda Hernandez, M.D., director for this educational activity, disclosed that she is a stockholder in Merck.
The relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* listed for this individual has been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material 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.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 General certificate of attendance
- 1.50 Florida Board of Dietitians
- 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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