Accurately Weighing and Measuring Pediatric Patients
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Information regarding other presentations in this series can be found below.
- March 20 - Weight Stigma
- April 12 - Motivational Interviewing and Brief Action Planning
- April 24 - Clinical Strategies for Stage I and Stage II Intervention
This four-part webinar series related to the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative Healthy Choices Count Program launched in October, will assist physicians and other healthcare professionals in implementing changes within their practices to prevent and treat childhood obesity in their patients. The activity is designed to increase the knowledge and competence of physicians and other healthcare professionals in identifying, preventing, and treating childhood obesity.
- Utilize appropriate choice of growth charts based on age.
- Describe three important components to obtaining an accurate pediatric height measurement.
- Describe three important components to obtaining an accurate pediatric weight measurement.
Jennifer A. Groos, MD, FAAP
Pediatrician, Blank Children's Hospital, UnityPoint Health
Dr. Groos is a leader in childhood obesity prevention in Iowa, and serves as the chair of the Iowa Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Childhood Obesity.
Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Groos indicates she has no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Continuing Education Credit
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Iowa Medical Society. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
- Other healthcare providers: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
This program is designed to support the work of the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative. This is series is supported by grant funding from the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative, through a SIM subcontract to the Iowa Medical Society.
Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.
- 1.00 AOA Category 2A
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 1.00 IBON
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)