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. Define obesity; 2. Identify those groups of adults who are more likely to become obese; 3. Explain why disability rates are higher among obese adults than non-obese adults; 4. Explain why symptoms of depression can accompany obesity; 5. Explain how obesity can affect a person' lifestyle; 6. Compare the rates of chronic conditions between obese adults and non-obese adults. 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.
- Additional Information