CPD MODULE: Tipping the balance on obesity

Contents

  • GOALS AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Overview
  • Health problems
  • Cancer
  • What constitutes being overweight?
  • Guidelines
  • Providing a weight management service
  • Practical tips
  • NICE TA494 and Mysimba
  • Useful resources
  • References
  • Action & Evaluation
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GOALS AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This module provides an overview of weight management, highlighting resources around setting up a community pharmacy weight management service.


After completing this module, you should be more aware of:

·      recent prevalence data on overweight and obesity trends

·      risks to health through being overweight

·      guidance on assessing levels of risk associated with excess weight

·      guidelines and resources to support setting up a weight management service

·      benefits and practical advice based on real experiences of a community pharmacy.

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