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Brenner FIT® Academy: For Professionals - Self-paced Online Learning Series

Jan 3, 2024 8:24:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in food, health equity, weight loss, Pediatrics, brenner fit


Treating and preventing pediatric obesity is not about cutting calories and increasing exercise. In this 5-part series, developed by the pediatric weight management experts at Brenner FIT®, participants will learn new, effective skills to help their patients and families makes positive health changes in a safe, kind and family-centered way. Get registered!

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How to add Health Coaching and Wellness to your practice

Oct 29, 2021 2:24:29 PM / by Andrew L. Brewer, MS, NBHWC posted in engagement, Wellness, healthy eating, behavioral health, Health coach, obesity, motivational interviewing, weight loss, online learning, Preventive Care


Listen in on a conversation with Audiologist and Health Coach Beth Knott. Beth is a veteran audiologist who became enamored with helping her clients become better versions of themselves. If you are a health care provider or someone who feels called to help others this episode of the Healthcare Insights in Northwest North Carolina podcast will demystify the process of becoming a health and wellness coach and how coaching concepts such as motivational interviewing for lifestyle modification can help you improve your practice.

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Get Registered for Obesity as a Disease: Innovative Approaches to Treatment

Aug 20, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Social Determinants of Health, Nursing, obesity, weight loss, pharmacotherapy


The aim of this conference is to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to support and treat patients who struggle with obesity and obesity-related comorbidities. Participants will gain an evidence-based understanding of obesity as a disease that is influenced by a complex dynamic of physiological and psychosocial variables. Upon completion of the conference, participants will leave with a basic skill-set that enables them to identify treatment strategies that goes beyond 'eat less and move more'. Live Webinar is October 1st, 8am - 4pm, make sure to join us!

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