Train the TLC Teacher Daniel PreudHomme, MD, CNS, FAAP Professor of Pediatrics. Leigh Ann Phelps RN,BS, CDE The USA Pediatric Healthy Life Center
Objectives 1)Recognize the underlying genetic and environmental context of the childs weight issues. 2)Recognize and address Obesity associated physical or mental health complications 3)Develop an assessment of the readiness to change in the childs caregivers 4)Develop an focused, patient centered, family supported plan for therapeutic lifestyle modifications (Diet, meal planning, shopping, exercise, behavior modifications)
Directions Please read or listen to the material BEFORE coming to the workshop. The material consist of 10 powerpoint presentations There will be a test as part of the Team based learning There will be rewards!!! The material will be provided as a PDF and a Power point
Introduction I.The basis for Action: the childhood Obesity epidemic. II.Energy 101. III.Is my child Overweight?..Really? weight assessment in the field
Dont be fooled !!! IX.Claims on food label IX.Health Myths
Prevention Prevention is the cornerstone of Childhood and Adult Obesity. Prevention will work when all involved in the well being of children can be efficient Therapeutic lifestyle teachers. Each of you touches the life of 10 children per month. That could translate into teaching 12 000 children in a county with very high rate of Obesity.
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