This informative session examines the research regarding stigmatization of those who are overweight, particularly women. Explore the treatment guidelines for individuals dealing with obesity, the significance and differences between men and women with increased weight, and strategies to optimize weight loss management for these individuals.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 10/14/2021.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Planning Committee: Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Speaker: Rebecca Peark - Research Grant, WW (formerly Weight Watchers)
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the learner will compare perceptions about women who are obese to men who are obese, summarize research findings relevant to weight stigmatization, and describe the differences between men and women in how weight loss management affects their care.
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4/26/20 2:56 pm
Weight shaming is such a terrible act whether due to obesity or being skinny. I have also experienced wanting to talk to an "obese" healthcare provider about my own weight concerns and the obese healthcare provider wasn't willing to help me with a diet since she weighed more than me.