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Bestof4 - The Stigmatization of Women and Weight

‐ Nov 12, 2019 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

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 11/12/2021.

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

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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Amy Smith
2/18/20 5:51 am

Very timely topic!

Deanna Rico
2/18/20 11:29 pm

Excellent speaker.

Eileen Flanagan-OBrien
7/15/20 7:50 pm

Very interesting topic. Weight is an issue especially with women. Weight of patient sometimes is an issue with some nurses