This online course allows you to study at your own pace. All our teaching is designed to fit around your career. You will gain confidence in your understanding of the complex causes and consequences of obesity. Most importantly, your understanding will be linked to new skills. You will not just understand how the complex factors are connected to obesity, but how they affect each individual patient.
Complete the course to help transform the way you work with obese patients. You will also be part of a network of students and graduates from our course, ready to collaborate and debate this urgent health issue. You will no longer be tackling obesity alone.
CCH courses have been specifically developed for Health professionals who are interested in advancing their understanding of obesity and developing more practical methods for the management and treatment of obesity. The course is most suitable for GPs, doctors, nurses, physicians, surgeons, physiotherapists, dieticians, nutritionists, psychologists, and counsellors running weight-management clinics.
This course will explore causes of obesity in depth to facilitate a greater understanding of the problem in an individual patient. Evidence for classifying obesity as a disease will be reviewed along with conflicting hypotheses on the science and pathophysiology of obesity. Key questions will be asked about the role of the food industry, changes in food consumption, food policy, and the individual in the obesity epidemic.
The course also includes an overview the physiology of adipose tissue and the co-morbidities of obesity and their pathogenesis including: type 2 diabetes, complications of pregnancy, cognitive effects, sleep apnoea, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and cardiovascular complications. The emotional and economic consequences of obesity, together with the impact of an obesogenic environment, are also reviewed.
In order to receive your CPD Certificate you need to complete and pass all the quizzes within this course. The Certificate will be automatically generated for you to download or print.
There are no formal requirements to study this course. Get in touch with us to enrol: firstname.lastname@example.org
The cost of this course is £399. If you choose to study all 3 On Demand courses, you’ll pay £999.
Graduates of CCH courses will enhance their knowledge and expertise in the area of obesity care and management. The course develops health professionals who are confident, highly skilled practitioners with a well-rounded understanding of the obesity problem and how to practically treat and manage it. The course gives health professionals the essential knowledge to make an impact in helping deal with the obesity epidemic.