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CPD module: It’s time to tackle obesity

CPD module: It’s time to tackle obesity

CPD Module Summary: It’s time to tackle obesity

Learning Objectives

This CPD module will update you on:

  • The impact of obesity on health and healthcare
  • How healthcare professionals should get in the habit of asking patients about weight and signpost or refer patients to appropriate weight management support 
  • Supporting patients with weight management issues and when to refer to appropriate weight management services
  • How to actively tackle obesity in your practice
Complete the CPD module here to gain your certificate and log 1 CPD hour towards revalidation

Author

Jenny Aston is an advanced nurse practitioner working at a practice in Greater Cambridge

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Advanced practitioner Jenny Aston explains how serious the obesity issue is and explores what healthcare professionals can do to tackle the problem