This course examines the health risks of being overweight, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke, cancer, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, gallbladder disease, and fatty liver disease. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the health risks associated with overweight; 2. Explain how each disease is linked to overweight; 3. Explain how losing weight can reduce or eliminate the health risks associated with overweight. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.
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