“Diseases Related to Obesity: Weight Loss and Healthy Lifestyle Interventions”
7.5 Continuing Education Credit Hours (STATE OF FLORIDA APPROVED ONLY): $ 89.00*
Course Instructor: Jeff Gilliam, PT, PhD, OCS
Jeff Gilliam PT, PhD, OCS is an orthopedic physical therapist and Clinical Director of ReQuest Physical Therapy in Gainesville, Florida. He is also director of the adult and adolescent weight loss programs at ReQuest Physical Therapy. He is Director of Physicians’ Choice for Weight Loss, a cognitive and behavioral clinically based weight loss program located in over 55 clinics in the Eastern United States. Jeff has taught graduate courses at the University of Florida on “Research Applications to Obesity and Weight Loss”, and “Health Promotion and Wellness” and “Evidence-based Practice”. He currently is a lecturer for the Internal Medicine Residents through the University of Central Florida Medical School teaching musculoskeletal disorders and obesity and disease. He has presented nationally at obesity prevention and treatment conferences. He specializes in the prevention of obesity related diseases through behavioral modification that will lead to lifestyle changes.
Course Description: This course will present a comprehensive study of diseases related to obesity including those related to metabolic disturbances and degenerative joint disease processes commonly seen in medical settings. Additionally the participant will be instructed in assessment and intervention strategies as well as ways to integrate wellness into a medical setting/practice.
Sunday, October 27, 2019: Gainesville, Florida
North Florida Regional Medical Center
South Tower Conference Room, Room 1B
6500 West Newberry Rd.