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Webinar | The Epidemic of Childhood Obesity: What's Our Plan?

Gannett Healthcare Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF THE WEBINAR

For the first time in 200 years, the current generation of children in America may have a shorter life span than their parents.  Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese.  The effects of this obesity epidemic have immediate and long term health consequences, and require action on the part of multiple stakeholders.  Learn more about childhood obesity and America's plan to ensure our children have healthy, long lives.


This is a Gannett Education CE event. Participants who attend the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation survey will earn:
 

* Registered Nurses: 1.0 contact hour
* Registered Dietitians: 1.0 CPEUs (Level 2)   

 

Speaker

Robert Pretlow, MD

Dr. Robert Pretlow graduated with honors from Princeton University.  He received his MD from the University of Virginia Medical School, where he also did his internship and residency in pediatrics. He is board certified in pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Old Dominion University.  Dr. Pretlow has published 13 articles, has been awarded 5 U.S. patents, and has presented 43 abstracts, keynotes, plenaries, panels, and tutorials at national and international conferences. He is author of the new book, Overweight: What Kids Say: What’s Really Causing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic.  He is founder and director of Weigh2Rock.com, an online weight loss system for teens and preteens, used by clinics, schools, private practitioners, hospitals, community centers, and health clubs, worldwide.  Recently Dr. Pretlow has developed a childhood obesity intervention based on the problem food model and implemented as a smartphone app. ABC News did a story about this app.  He has two children, a boy and a girl.

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Audience and Requirements 

Audience

Registered Nurses

Dietitians/Nutritionists:  Level 2

Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate

After listening to the webinar presentation, complete the course test online. With a score of 75% or better and completing the evaluation, you may immediately print your CE certificate of completion or save a pdf of it for your records. You may also request a copy to be sent to you by mail. If your score is less than the passing score of 75%, you may retake the test. In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.

Jurisdictional Requirements

Continuing education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. We recommend you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodation; please contact the CE office at (800) 866-0919.

Grievance Procedure

Gannett Education is committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with accreditation agencies and boards. Gannett Education will comply with all responsibilities to be nondiscriminatory in activities, program content, and in treatment of participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, and members of the continuing education division.

While Gannett Education attempts to assure fair treatment of all participants, we recognize grievances that may require intervention. Grievances are handled in the following manner:

When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance, the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, will instruct the staff to implement any necessary changes in the course. The complainant will receive a response from the Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming, or designated staff within 5 working days.

You may file a complaint by telephone or email.

Telephone #: 800.866.0919

Email: CE@GannettHG.com

 

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Disclosures to Participants:

Webinars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed to receive a certificate of completion.

The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.

Gannett Education guarantees the content of these educational activities are free from bias.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate

After listening to the webinar presentation, complete and successfully pass the course test online.  In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.

  

Accreditation:

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Gannett Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Board of Nursing (provider no. FBN 50-1489) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider no. CEP 13213).

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Gannett Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

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