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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Webinar | Maintaining Weight Loss

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Title:  Maintaining Weight Loss
Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MT; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT)


It is such an accomplishment when people lose weight after a prescribed nutrition and exercise program. But what happens once that regimen ends? How can those results be maintained and enveloped into one's lifestyle? This webinar will discuss the rebound effect after weight loss and how to help clients prevent gaining the weight back.

This is a CE event. Participants who attend this webinar and complete the evaluation survey will earn:

Nurses: 1.0 Contact Hour
Registered Dietitians: 1.0 CPEU (Level 2) - Learning Codes:4040, 4060, 4090, 5370, 6010, 6020, 6080
Health Educators:                            1.0 CECH

Course Delivery:  Online - Webinar Format


The goal of this webcast is to educate RD's and other healthcare providers on the latest research regarding body weight regulation and effective strategies for maintaining lost weight.

Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

1. Define obesity and its causes

2. Describe the physiological adaptation to weight loss

3. Describe the recommendations and strategies to lose and maintain weight loss



Sonja Goedkoop, RD, MSPH, LDN
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Sonja Goedkoop,RD, MSPH, LDN, is a registered dietitian who specializes in weight management, wellness, and physical activity. Sonja currently counsels patients both individually and in group settings as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team specializing in weight management. Sonja has a passion for empowering others to achieve a healthy lifestyle through evidence-based nutrition communication, research, and public health.




Nurses, Registered Dietitians (Level:2), Health Educators

Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate: You must complete an evaluation in order to receive your certificate of completion.

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: is committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with accreditation agencies and boards. 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,, Global Programming, and members of the continuing education division.

While 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,, Global Programming, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President,, 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,, Global Programming, or designated staff within 5 working days.

You may file a complaint by telephone or email.

Telephone #: 800.866.0919




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How to Register/Attend:
  1. Complete the Webinar Pre-Registration Form above. You will then receive an email from EventBrite confirming that you registered for this webcast.
  2. One week prior to the event, you will receive an email from GoToWestcast with your personal login to the webcast. Please check your spam folder, as it is possible the email may be filtered into your spam/junk folder.
  3. You will also receive reminder emails from GoToWebcast 24 hours before, and 1 hour before the actual event begins with your personal link to the webcast. Again, please check your spam folder, as it is possible the email may be filtered into your spam/junk folder.
  4. You should log on the webinar at least 10-15 minutes before the event begins so you will have ample time become familiar with the control panel.  It is highly suggested that you view the webinar on Internet Explorer 9 or another browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Safari. If viewing on an IE version 8 or below, you may have trouble connecting to the webinar.
  5. There is no need to download any programs. GoToWebcast is a 100% cloud-based webcasting program. A universal URL allows viewer access on all platforms - including mobile devices. It is highly recommended that you view the webcast using Firefox version 4 or above, Google Chrome version 10 or above or Safari version 5 or above. If viewing on Internet Explorer version 7 or below, you may have trouble connecting to the webcast. You should also have a dedicated high speed connection of 7000 kbps+.
  6. If you are unable to attend the live session, please visit 2-3 days after the event to view the recording. You will still be able to earn CE credit after the live event.

To download a copy of the Frequently Asked Questions for GoToWebcast, please click here.

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

Sonja Goedkoop, RD, MSH, LD, Clinical Dietitian, Massachusetts General Hospital, Weight Center, discloses that she is a consultant for the American Institute for Cancer Research.

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. 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.


After listening to the webinar presentation either live or via the recording, complete the evaluation form to receive your contact hour.  In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.



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

 Dietitian Logo is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

 Health Educator Logo is a designated multiple event provider of continuing education clock hours (CECH) by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing Inc., provider #CA0084, approval period January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2015. 

Exams received or completed online by December 31st, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th are reported to NCHEC by the 15th of the following month. All CHES approved Gannett Education courses are Category I. 



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