Following this workshop, learners will be able to:

• Identify obesity as a chronic disease
• Support patients to understand how their comorbidities and
personal context are related to their obesity management
• Apply the 5As of Obesity Management in interdisciplinary team
• Perform obesity assessments that identify root causes and care
priorities through a collaborative clinical approach
• Recognize the impact of weight stigma on people’s experiences
of care and the importance of advocating to improve access
and reduce bias in the healthcare system
This workshop is intended for physicians, healthcare
professionals, and trainees within the healthcare profession.

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: 2-263 Health Sciences Education & Research Commons (HSERC)

Edmonton Clinic Heath Academy
11405 87 Avenue
University of Alberta

Cost: Physicians/Healthcare Professionals: $100

Residents/Trainees: $35
Breakfast and lunch will be provided

Optional: Sign up for an opportunity to wear a bariatric simulation suit
Time slots available every 15 minutes between 7:30 and 8:30 am

REGISTER HERE! Limited Space

This 2-credit per hour Group Learning workshop has been certified by the College of Family
Physicians of Canada for up to 13 Mainpro+ credits

Contact Melanie Heatherington for more information: