IU Health North Fall Primary Care Update

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Date & Location
Saturday, November 18, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM   IU Health North Hospital, Carmel, Carmel, IN

Target Audience
Family Practice, Internal Medicine


Online registration is closed. Spots are still available. Please register onsite.

The program will focus on obesity with talks on the following topics:

  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver; 
  • Medical weight loss: meal replacement and newly approved medications;
  • Surgical weight loss;
  • When CPAP is not enough (obesity primary disease process);
  • Talking with patients about their weight and weight loss from a dieticians point of view; and 
  • Outcomes of bariatric surgery.


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Recognize the epidemiology of NAFLD, describe how to diagnose NAFLD, and better manage NAFLD in practice;
  2. Identify clinical situations in which adults with obesity may benefit from pharmacological intervention for weight management; Plan appropriate diet and meal menus based on patient characteristics, needs and preferences as a part of individualized treatment plans;
  3. Summarize the different weight loss surgeries available and describe how to care for the patients after the surgery; Discuss factors to determine if a patient is a good candidate for weight loss surgery;
  4. Identify best practices in identification of excessive airway obstruction cause, Recall and apply weight loss measures in patients; and Recognize appropriate use of CPAP;
  5. Recognize role of dietitian and when to utilize dietitian with patient for education on weight loss; and
  6. Analyze the safety, efficacy, and the associate complications contemporary bariatric procedures in managing obesity.


$100 - MD/DO/PA/NP/All other
$25 - Students


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 Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health. The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or cme@iu.edu. One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.