Title Category Credit Event date Cost
Health Disparities in Obesity
  • Health Equity
  • Managed care
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CDR - Dietitians
$0.00 Activity description Obesity is a complex, chronic, and relapsing disease that affects every aspect of an individual’s life, health and physiology, and is associated with an increased risk for over 250 diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease, and dementia. In addition, health disparities contribute to a disproportionate burden of disease in marginalized communities.
The Relationship Between Obesity & COVID-19
  • Covid-19
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CDR - Dietitians
$0.00 Activity description This activity will provide an overview of the relationship between obesity and COVID-19. Participants will also learn about the risk factors and health disparities pertaining to obesity and COVID-19.Provided byThis activity is jointly provided by OptumHealth Education and UnitedHealth Group, Medical and Health & Safety.Commercial supportThere was no commercial support received for this activity.
Medical Weight Loss Overview
  • Disease Management
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CDR - Dietitians
$0.00 Activity descriptionThis activity will provide an overview of obesity as a complex and chronic disease, will review its classification, and will examine the factors that cause weight loss to be so challenging to sustain. Participants will also explore how the aspects of the medical weight loss (MWL) program are structured to promote sustainability.This three part series will explore various aspects related to medical weight loss. 
Pharmacotherapy Principles and Considerations for Weight Management
  • Disease Management
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CDR - Dietitians
$0.00 Activity descriptionThis is part two of a series of activities focusing on medical weight loss (MWL). This activity will review the rationale, mechanisms of action, and indications for current FDA-approved anti-obesity pharmacotherapies, as well as explore medications that have weight-loss-promoting potential.This activity is part of a three part series that will explore various aspects related to medical weight loss.
Supratentorial Matters Associated with Obesity
  • Disease Management
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CDR - Dietitians
$0.00 Activity descriptionThis activity focuses on the physiological processes that occur in obesity and cause fundamental changes in neurocircuitry that impact mental and physical health, sleep, aging, and the experience of pain. Participants will examine the cycle of obesity and how bias, stigma, discrimination, and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) negatively contribute to these mental and physical effects.
As Science Moves to Genetic Testing and Treatment: Part 2, Genetic-Informed Treatments
  • Disease Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionGenetics/genomics is a vast and ever-growing area. Health care professionals (HCPs) must understand how it can impact the treatment plan for individuals with chronic illness, serious illness and/or rare diseases. This activity will discuss the importance of data and evidence regarding the use of genetics/genomics in treatment planning.Provided byThis activity is jointly provided by OptumHealth Education and UnitedHealthcare.Commercial supportNo commercial support was received for this activity.
Addressing Maternal Mortality
  • Health Equity
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionMore American women are dying of pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country. African American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy compared to white women in the U.S. Both societal and health system factors contribute to unacceptably poor maternal health outcomes related to pregnancy and childbirth.
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: Providing Personalized Medicine
  • Disease Management
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionGenetic testing, marketed directly to customers, has become more and more prevalent and is expanding the number of people who are obtaining information about their DNA (or genome). Consumers send in a DNA sample and receive their results directly; in most cases, bypassing a health care professional (HCP). Consumers may receive confusing or unexpected results and may be in need of competent guidance from a knowledgeable HCP.
The Relationship Between Pain, Stress and Sleep
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionThere is a growing body of research that explores the interrelationships between pain, stress and sleep. This activity will review the interrelationship of pain and sleep on physical activity, stress and behavior, as well as the importance of assessing sleep quality for individuals with pain. Dr. Schubiner will also highlight techniques to reduce stress and improve sleep.Provided byThis activity is jointly provided by OptumHealth Education and Healthcare Transformation – UnitedHealth Group Alliances.
Genetic Testing and Treatment: Part 1, Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Disease Management
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionGenetic/genomic testing and treatment is continually evolving. The goal of this activity is to assist health care professionals (HCPs) in understanding how the vast and growing field of genetic testing can impact the plan of care and treatment for individuals with neuromuscular diseases.

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