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Obesity Crisis Conference for Health Care Providers

Continuing education event addressing the latest in the treatment of obesity.


Liberty Station Conference Center

2600 Laning Road
San Diego, CA 92106
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Friday, May 18, 8 am to 3 pm

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  • Registration closes May 17

Presented by Sharp HealthCare plus

As obesity rates continue to rise, so does the need for health care providers who have an acute understanding of the issues faced by severely overweight patients.

This year’s conference theme is “Practical Approaches to the Care of the Obese Patient”. Experts will address topics associated with obesity, including the behavioral, biological, medical, surgical and social impact. They will also share current evidence-based interventions.

At the end of this conference, the attendee will be able to:

  • Describe the impact and benefits of support groups
  • Summarize multidisciplinary interventions to employ when caring for patients affected by obesity
  • Apply interventions to safely mobilize and transfer the bariatric patient
  • Demonstrate exercises that will help to maintain a healthy weight or lose weight
  • Discuss the current insulin treatments for patients with obesity
  • Explain the relationship between food insecurity/sustainability and obesity

More information, including the agenda and speaker biographies, is available on the conference website.

Please note this event is free for Sharp HealthCare employees, as well as Sharp-affiliated physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. There is a $100 fee for non-Sharp affiliated attendees.

Cancellation Policy plus

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.

  • For Standard: A fee of $100 will be deducted from the amount paid if you cancel your registration less than 9 days before the event.
  • For Non-Sharp-affiliated physician/NP/PA: A fee of $100 will be deducted from the amount paid if you cancel your registration less than 9 days before the event.

Parking Information plus

Free on-site parking is available.

Special Instructions plus

Please indicate which type of sandwich you would like for lunch during registration.

If this conference is full, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, and asked to be placed on our waitlist.

Arrival plus

Registration and coffee service will begin at 7 am, with the program getting underway at 8 am.

CEUs plus

This conference is:

  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider No. 70) for 6.0 contact hours
  • Approved for 5.0 contact hours by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Approved for credit by the Sharp Home Health CAPT board's continuing competency approval agency,
    AMA PRA and ACPE for 6.0 professional development hours

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