Obesity Management 1: Lifestyle Modification

Obesity Management Learning Series

Assist patients with obesity in establishing lifestyle modification goals, monitoring diet, engaging in physical activity, and achieving desired weight loss. After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Proactively address obesity while avoiding language that is disrespectful and stigmatizing.
  • Elicit an obesity-focused history as necessary to guide a treatment plan.
  • Assess patients for health risks related to obesity.
  • Implement behavioral counseling strategies to support dietary and physical activity changes.

The learning series is complemented by patient education materials specifically designed to bolster your recommendations and support patient commitment and success.

This activity offers both CME credits and MOC points free to members and for a small fee to nonmembers.

The 2024 rerelease of ACP's module Obesity Management Series includes updated information and provides an additional learning and credit earning opportunity for learners who claimed credit for earlier versions.

NONMEMBERS: Note that CME/MOC for this activity is a free benefit for ACP members. Nonmembers who wish to submit for CME/MOC must pay a $25 processing fee by clicking “Learn More/Buy.”

The obesity management learning curriculum is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.


Up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and MOC Points
Expires April 07, 2027   active


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Obesity Management Learning Series

ACP's comprehensive Obesity Management curriculum is comprised of three web-based modules that offer practical guidance to support physicians and their medical team in treating patients with overweight and obesity. The goal of the curriculum is to increase physicians’ confidence in initiating patient conversations and providing counseling on treatment options to patients with obesity.