Announcement: Integrated Obesity and Mental Health Care: Practical Strategies to Improve Outcomes

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March 24, 2021 - 17:00 - 19:30
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Posted on February 19, 2021
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Announcement: Integrated Obesity and Mental Health Care: Practical Strategies to Improve Outcomes

Team: Featured External Events

March 24, 2021 - 17:00 - 19:30

Description


Continuing Professional Development Workshop accredited by University of Toronto, Temerty Faculty of Medicine for 3 MOC credits

Presenters: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCPC & Dr. Susan Wnuk, Ph.D, C.Psych

Workshop Objectives

Learners who actively engage and participate in this workshop will be able to:

  • Identify the relationship between mental health issues and obesity, including common causes and risk factors.
  • Apply a comprehensive approach to assessing and developing team-based treatment plans for mental health related factors contributing to obesity management.
  • Implement care plans for managing obesity and mental health based on the 2020 Canadian Obesity Guidelines

This Continuing Professional Development Workshop is accredited by University of Toronto, Temerty Faculty of Medicine for Mainpro+ and Section 1 credits/hours. Upon successful completion of all requirements of this workshop, attendees can claim 3.0 hours/credits.

Who Should Register?

All healthcare teams and providers (i.e. nurses, physicians, social workers, occupational and physical therapists etc.), as well as managers and administrators in primary care, hospital, long-term care and community care settings who are working with patients and families to address complex care issues, with a particular focus on co-existing mental and physical needs may register.

To learn more about the MP3C program, click here.