Exercise Prescription for Osteoarthritis and Weight Management

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Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Public Health Professionals, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Primary Care, Rheumatology, Obesity Medicine

Description

Obesity is a widely-accepted risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis (OA). In fact, nearly one-third of al US adults with obesity have some form of doctor-diagnosed arthritis, with OA being the most common form.
Musculoskeletal pain is associated with both conditions and is a major contributor to disability in these populations, with personal and societal impact

Exercise should be a first-line intervention for obesity and OA, as it has been shown to positively influence these conditions with respect to reduced musculoskeltal pain.

This program focuses in on these topics with 3 E-Learning Modules.

Module 1- Introduction: How Weight Affects Our Joints
Explains the relationship between obesity and OA

Module 2- Let's Get Moving: Exercise Recommendations
Identifies current guidelines for exercise prescriptions that address both OA risk factors and OA symptoms.

Module 3-Talking To Your Patients About Exercise
Equips providers for talking with patients about physical activity and identifies local and national resources.

In order to unlock the evaluation and credit, you need to pass all 3 post-tests.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Atrium Health/Charlotte AHEC and the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance. Atrium Health/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Original Release Date: April 20, 2020
Valid Thru: April 20, 2022

Credit Statement
Atrium Health designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
Atrium Health adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the activity.

ADA Statement
If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this conference, please call Hanna Lyons at 704.512.7542 or by email hanna.lyons@atriumhealth.org.

Objectives

  • Describe the relationship between obesity and osteoarthritis in terms of pathogenesis, overlapping symptoms, and management considerations.
  • Identify current guidelines for exercise prescription that accounts for OA risk factors, OA symptoms, and obesity-related limitations.
  • Describe the key strategies of talking with patients about the benefits of physical activity; identify local and national resources for arthritis-appropriate evidence-based physical activity programs.

Contact

Hanna R Lyons

Electives

Exercise Prescription for Osteoarthritis

02/21/2019 - 02/21/2020
12:00 AM - 11:55 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Dr. Lauren Abbate, MD, Jeffrey B Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Connie B Newman, MD, Sarah P Shultz, PhD, ATC, Heather K Vincent, PhD, FACSM
Date(s)
Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 21, 2020
Check-In Time
12:00 AM
Credit
1.00 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
0.10 - CEU
1.00 - Contact Hours
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 20, 2020 - Apr 20, 2022
Fees
$10.00
Registration Fee
$0.00
Must Have Code
Credits
0.10
CEU
1.00
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
1.00
Contact Hours