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Advances in Genetic Obesity Management Across Syndromic and Monogenic Obesity
  • CME
  • CE

Credits Available
Physicians: maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 1.5 Nursing contact hours
Physician Assistants: 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME Credit
Released: December 5, 2022 Expiration: December 4, 2023
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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC

Contact Clinical Care Options

For customer support please email: customersupport@cealliance.com

Mailing Address
Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Supported by an educational grant from
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Stephanie Sisley, MD
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize clinical features that warrant further diagnostic workup for rare genetic causes of severe childhood obesity
  • Apply strategies that support patients with genetic obesity and their families
  • Evaluate the current clinical efficacy and safety evidence for MC4R agonist treatment in the management of genetic obesity
  • Identify patients who would benefit from setmelanotide treatment as part of the holistic management of genetic obesity

Information on this Educational Activity

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

Faculty

Stephanie Sisley, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Stephanie Sisley, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker: Rhythm.
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA

Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist
Neuroendocrine Unit and Pediatrics
Endocinology
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA: consultant/advisor/speaker: Boehringer Ingelheim, Calibrate, Curraz, Gelesis, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Rhythm.

The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose, except for Amy Butts, PA-C, DFAAPA, BC-ADM, CDCES, as noted below:

Amy Butts, PA-C, DFAAPA, BC-ADM, CDCES: consultant: Novo Nordisk, Provention Bio, Xeris.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Target Audience

The target audience for the education are endocrinologists and obesity specialists, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants/physician associates.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge and competence of learners in recognizing the genetic causes of severe, early-onset obesity and implementing an individualized approach to manage long-term weight loss in both adults and children.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.

Physician Assistant/Physician Associate Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until December 4, 2023. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.5 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from December 05, 2022, through December 04, 2023:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Advances in Genetic Obesity Management Across Syndromic and Monogenic Obesity
  • CME
  • CE

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Experts provide a review of genetic causes of obesity, the utility of genetic testing, and evidence for and appropriate use of medications for the treatment of genetic obesity disorders.
Stephanie Sisley, MD
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA
Physicians: maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 1.5 Nursing contact hours
Physician Assistants: 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME Credit
Released: December 5, 2022 Expiration: December 4, 2023

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Contact Clinical Care Options

For customer support please email: customersupport@cealliance.com

Mailing Address
Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Supported by an educational grant from
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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