CME for ProgressNotes - Managing Pediatric Obesity

In order to receive credit for completing the article Managing Pediatric Obesity please complete the post test, activity evaluation and your contact information below. You must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post test to receive credit for this article. A credit letter will be emailed to you in the next few days.

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* 1. Which one of the following statements is not true regarding recommendations for obesity prevention and treatment in children?

* 2. Which one of the following does not represent a productive means by which a physician can help reduce pediatric obesity?

* 3. Which one of the following is the recommended approach to treating a child with a BMI at or over the 95th percentile?

* 4. Relevant financial relationships or the absence of relevant financial relationships were disclosed in the beginning of the article.

* 5. The information presented was evidence based and balanced.

* 6. This article was free of commercial bias.

* 7. As a result of the information in this article I will make a change in my practice.

* 8. If you answered yes to the question above please list the change(s) that you plan to make in your practice.

* 9. As a result of this article, I am able to list and implement key components of the Expert Committee Recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity.

* 10. As a result of this article, I am able to properly assess for overweight and obesity in children and adolescents by measuring and tracking body mass index (BMI) using established reference norms from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* 11. As a result of this article, I am able to productively communicate with pediatric patients and their parents about the importance of achieving weight management through the adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors, including regular physical activity.

* 12. Please let us know if you have any areas in your practice that you need to have addressed in future CME activities.

* 13. Your contact information

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