Collect Almost 100 Hours of Mainpro-M1 Credits At the Canadian Obesity SummitThursday, April 9, 2015
Here is a bit of good news for all physicians planning to attend the upcoming Canadian Obesity Summit in Toronto, April 28-May 2: the College of Family Physicians of Canada has approved talks and workshops at this conference for a total of 89 hours of Mainpro-M1 credits. This is a substantial number of credits, given that family doctors in Canada are required to report at least 125 hours of Mainpro-M1 and/or Mainpro-C per 5-year CPD cycle.
For everyone else, here is a quick rundown of what to expect at the Summit:
WHO: Health care providers, researchers, policy makers, trainees and all public and private stakeholders with an interest in childhood and adult obesity treatment and prevention, weight loss, conditions related to obesity (diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, cancer, mental health, etc.), surgery, health economics, policy, public health, weight bias and discrimination, exercise, nutrition, physical activity and more.
WHAT: 4th Canadian Obesity Summit, presented by the Canadian Obesity Network – Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO) and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS).
WHEN: April 28th – May 2nd, 2015
WHERE: Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto, ON
Join the Canadian Obesity Network (CON-RCO) and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS) as they welcome more than 1,000 delegates to the 4th Canadian Obesity Summit – a unique interdisciplinary conference designed to share current understanding of the causes, complications, treatments and prevention approaches for obesity.
Multidisciplinary focus for all areas of interest:
- Environmental, Behavioural, Biological and Socio-Cultural Determinants
- Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation
- Health Economics and Policy
- 230 speakers from Canada and around the world
- 80 oral abstract & 14 symposia sessions
- 32 Hot Topics & Controversies sessions
- 30+ workshops organized by leading organizations
Full information: www.con-obesitysummit.ca
About the Canadian Obesity Summit – The Summit is the biennial scientific conference of the Canadian Obesity Network (CON-RCO), the world’s largest national obesity organization (with more than 10,000 members) of researchers, health professionals and others with an interest in obesity.www.obesitynetwork.ca