McMaster Children's Hospital Update on Management of Pediatric Obesity

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Meridian Community Centre

100 Meridian Way

Fonthill, ON L0S 1E6

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This educational session focuses on the evaluation/treatment of children with obesity and prevention of pediatric T2DM.

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This educational session, "McMaster Children's Hospital Update on Management of Pediatric Obesity: A Practical Approach," will take place in Fonthill, ON on Tuesday October 29th, 2019. Registration/sign-in on the day of the event begins at 8:00 AM, in order to allow the session to commence at 8:30 AM. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Paediatric Society. You may claim a maximum of 5.25 hours.

The event duration is from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, and is followed by an optional, co-share model panel discussion from 3:45 P.M. to 5:00 P.M, for interested attendees. Interested HCPs in the Niagara and Hamilton communities will have the opportunity to participate in a shared care model with the CENC team. This panel discussion will allow for collaboration on the potential design of this co-sharing model.

At the end of this educational event, participants will be able to:

• Identify and apply skills related to the evaluation/treatment of children with overweight/obesity and prevention of pediatric T2DM, through participation in interactive learning opportunities, including: case presentations, discussion periods and small group breakouts

• Use best practices for the management of the child with overweight or obesity

• Gain a better understanding of the goals of a multidisciplinary pediatric weight management program

Please feel free to contact us with any questions! (see contact information below)

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Meridian Community Centre

100 Meridian Way, Fonthill, ON

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CONTACT INFO:

cencmeant2prevent@hhsc.ca

905-521-2100 ext. 73744

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100 Meridian Way

Fonthill, ON L0S 1E6

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