Beyond the Clinic

7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

October 25 - 27, 2018

Location: The Westin Calgary

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering the broader social and environmental factors that influence the health of children, adolescents, and families. This multi-theme meeting will explore the role that health care professionals can play in promoting healthy strategies within the greater community to enhance the well-being of children and adolescents living with obesity. Specifically, the conference will showcase examples of successful collaborations that span diverse settings, including the health care system, government, schools, and community at-large.

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  • Online |
  • Fax | Fax the registration form to +1 604-822-4835 and indicate that you would like to pay with VISA or MasterCard. The conference organizer will email you the secure online link to enter your credit card information.
  • Charge-by-phone | (please have MasterCard or Visa ready) Toll free within North America: 855-827-3112; Other callers: 604-827-3112
  • Mail | Send the registration form with cheque (payable to The University of British Columbia) to:
    Interprofessional Continuing Education, The University of British Columbia,
    Room 105- 2194 Health Sciences Mall,
    Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

CME accreditation: This program meets the accreditation criteria of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) for up to 12.75 hours. The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 12.75 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity. This program was co-developed with University of Calgary, Department of Pediatrics and UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.

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