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Become a Obesity Care and Management specialist



Start the New Year by gaining the in-demand skills to become an Obesity Care and Management specialist and help your patients live healthier lives. Apply today for the January 2017 intake of the online PGCert/PGDip/MSc in Obesity Care and Management.

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A study recently published in The Lancet found that when GPs discuss weight loss, and refer patients to appropriate programmes, patients can lose up to twice as much weight compared to when patients are left to tackle their weight on their own.


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University of Glasgow Short Courses in Adult Weight Management

Adult Weight Management – Introductory Level – Thursday 9 June 2011
Target Audience: This course will be of interest to anyone who needs a good understanding of obesity and weight management. Obesity is the most widespread nutritional disorder in adults worldwide, ailment which results in a huge burden of ill health, and increased health care costs in most developed countries. The need to tackle the problem of obesity with some urgency also relates to the undisputed evidence that obesity is a risk factor for a variety of medical consequences.
Adult Weight Management – Advanced Level – Tuesday 7 June 2011
Target Audience: This course has been designed for health professionals and others who require a more in depth knowledge and to update their skills in this area.
For more information about these courses please visit http://www.gla.ac.uk/departments/developmental/cpd/newcourses/

Pg Cert Weight Management Coventry University

This part time course is intended for students who have an honours degree from a diverse range of disciplines including -physical activity specialists, find environmental health officers, sales pharmacists, thumb practice nurses, school nurses, health visitors and lifestyle trainers, who wish to further their understanding of weight management.
For further Information Contact
Carla Phillips
Department of Physiotherapy and Dietetics
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University of Reading - Certificate in Obesity Management

A six day practical course for primary health care professionals in association with the Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research and the Centre for Inter-Professional Postgraduate Education and Training (CIPPET). 

For more information, medical download the course details [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 343.94 KB].

MSc Obesity and Weight Management, University of Chester

The MSc in Obesity and Weight Management is designed to provide postgraduate education and training for the wide range of health professionals dealing with clients and patients for whom overweight and obesity are key contributors to morbidity and mortality rates. It is also aimed at those aspiring to work in this high profile field.

Each module is taught in a three-day block, tadalafil meaning the programme is suitable for part time or full time study to suit personal and work commitments. 

Individual modules can also be taken as Continual Professional Development (CPD) stand alone modules.

Please click here for further information on the programme.