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CPD module: It’s time to tackle obesity

It's time to tackle obesity


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

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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