Our next webinar titled "NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar - Obesity Prevention: Using Multiple Approaches to Support Wellness" Presented by CAPT Heidi Blanck, PhD is scheduled for September 19, 2018.

NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar – Obesity Prevention: Using Multiple Approaches to Support Wellness

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country.

Title:  Obesity Prevention:  Using Multiple Approaches to Support Wellness

Date:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Time:  3 – 4 PM EDT

Presenter:
CAPT Heidi Blanck, PhD
Chief, Obesity Prevention & Control Branch
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

 

 

Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Examine the prevalence of obesity and overweight and how it contributes to the high rates of chronic conditions and diseases among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  2. Identify risk factors that contribute to overweight and obesity.
  3. Collaborate through multiple sectors to implement effective strategies to address overweight and obesity.

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Target Audience:  Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP13-1314 Consortium of National Networks to Impact Populations Experiencing Tobacco-Related and Cancer Health Disparities.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Faculty Disclosure Statement:  As a provider accredited by ACCME, ANCC, and ACPE, the IHS Clinical Support Center must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities.  Course directors/coordinators, planning committee members, faculty, reviewers and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity.  Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place.  Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation.  All those who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have completed the disclosure process and have indicated that they do not have any significant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose.

Accreditation:

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Clinical Support Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The IHS Clinical Support Center designates this live activity for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for each hour of participation.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is designated 1.0 contact hour for each hour of participation.

No commercial interest support was used to fund this activity.

Space is limited.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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