Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Weight Management — Learn About the Potential Role for RDs and Recommendations and Strategies for Performing This Role in Practice
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4000, 5370, 6010, 6020; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.2.4; 9.1.2; 9.6.1; 10.2.9
This continuing education course identifies and examines the potential role for RDs in intensive behavioral therapy (IBT) for weight management and provides recommendations and strategies about how RDs can perform this role in their practices.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the March 2017 issue of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Demonstrate intensive behavioral therapy (IBT), define the criteria for its use, and assess payment for IBT for obesity.
- Evaluate obesity treatment approaches, and discuss why weight loss strategies may be ineffective without IBT.
- Use specific guidelines to apply IBT in clinical practice.
Jennifer Ventrelle, MS, RDN, is a Chicago-based nutrition consultant and certified personal trainer, behavioral interventionist, and freelance food and nutrition writer.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR