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Cardi-OH ECHO Weight Management Clinic



Cardi-OH Weight Management Clinic Curriculum (Fall 2019)

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Week Course Title Date (Thursdays, 8-9 AM)
1 Obesity – Why it falls in the domain of primary care September 19, 2019
2 Communication: Core principles September 26, 2019
3 Communication: Opening the door October 3, 2019
4 Communication: Principles of motivational interviewing October 10, 2019
5 Weight management strategies: Self-monitoring October 17, 2019
6 Weight management: goal setting and incremental behavior change October 24, 2019
7 Weight management: National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Competencies October 31, 2019
8 Social, environmental, cultural influences on weight November 7, 2019
9 Obesity and the built environment November 14, 2019
10 Pharmacotherapy for obesity November 21, 2019
  No Clinic November 28, 2019
11 Weight management: Partnerships and collaboration December 5, 2019
12 The Future & Wrap-up December 12, 2019

*Subject to change

Accreditation Statement

  • The MetroHealth System is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


  • The MetroHealth System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Other Healthcare Professionals: check with your professional association as these credits might be applicable for licensure renewal.


Communication: Principles of Motivational Interviewing


October 10, 2019

Jim Werner, PhD
Case Western Reserve University



Communication: Opening the Door


October 3, 2019

Goutham Rao, MD
Case Western Reserve University



Communication: Core Principals


September 26, 2019

Goutham Rao, MD
Case Western Reserve University



Obesity - Why it Falls in the Primary Care Domain


September 19, 2019

Goutham Rao, MD
Case Western Reserve University



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