A Comprehensive Approach to Obesity Management

In this podcast expert faculty will discuss the Obesity Medicine Association’s 4 pillars of clinical obesity treatment as a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to management, comprised of nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication. The discussion will encompass strategies and resources that PCPs can use to aid in implementing holistic care for people with obesity, including the roles and benefits of a multidisciplinary team and patient support networks in long-term planning for sustained weight management.

Learning Objectives

  • Use a holistic, evidence-based approach to obesity management to formulate individualized treatment plans that support sustainable weight management
  • Describe the components of the multidisciplinary team involved in weight management and resources for clinicians treating weight loss

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.60 AANP Contact Hours
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA

Chair of Family Medicine, Campbell University
School of Osteopathic Medicine
OMA Executive Director, Clinical Education

Joynita R. Nicholson, DO, DABOM, FOMA

Board Certified, Obesity Medicine
Richmond, VA


The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.

Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA: Consultant for Abbott and Medifast
Joynita R. Nicholson, DO, DABOM, FOMA: No relevant financial relationships disclosed

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) through the joint providership of Pri-Med Institute and Obesity Medicine Association. Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number 040308.

Designation Statement

This activity is approved for 0.6 contact hour, which includes 0 hour of pharmacology.

MOC Credit Information

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

Available Credit

  • 0.60 AANP Contact Hours
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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