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You See Me...But Do You Hear Me? Free Public Lecture in Vieux-Montreal: May 26, 2018

You see me...but do you hear me? Obesity Stigma in health care. Informing research and practice with patient voices.
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The 5As Team Training Workshop: A collaborative approach to obesity prevention and management - June 12, 2018 - Edmonton, AB

Participants will learn how to frame clinical conversations and will receive a toolkit of resources they can take home to use in their practice. Interactive components of the workshop will allow participants to share their own experience, practice skills, and discuss strategies to improve provider training.

Healthy Sleep, Healthy Bodies; May 17, 2018

Find out about sleep disorders and how it can affect your health and weight. Listen to the experts on why we need to sleep better.
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9th Learning Retreat for Dietitians, October 25-26th, 2018 in Toronto, ON

Registration NOW OPEN! This event sells out quickly and for the FIRST time a few spaces will be reserved on a first come first served basis for other allied health professionals to attend. The Learning Retreat on the Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Obesity Management for Dietitians. Successful completion of this program also qualifies dietitians for the education component for the Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE) designation.

The 6th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting, June 20-22, 2018 - London ON

The Canadian Obesity Network is holding its 6th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting, known as COSM. The meeting will not only highlight important advances in obesity research but will also provide important opportunities for new professionals and trainees from across Canada to present findings and network with their peers.
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Advanced Certified Bariatric Educator Program: September 24-27, 2018 - Toronto, ON

Optimize outpatient bariatric care with the advanced certified bariatric educator program developed by York University and the Canadian Obesity Network.

Obesity Management Certificate for Post-Graduates

This is a one day course offered by CON and the University of Alberta - Health Sciences and Education Research Commons. It is an intensive education program that emphasizes practical aspects of obesity management. Please see attached documents with program outline and details.

Obesity Summer School - July - Location TBA

Spend a week in the Canadian Rockies learning about interdisciplinary obesity research and practice from leading national and international obesity experts. It’s an essential course for obesity researchers and health sciences students who are looking to equip themselves with the best knowledge, skills and tools to deal with obesity. It’s also a life-changing networking and relationship-building experience.

Advanced Obesity Management Online Course, Ongoing & Online

Developed by the Canadian Obesity Network (CON) in collaboration with mdBriefCase Group Inc., this in-depth, evidence-based program is designed for healthcare professionals who understand basic obesity principles and want to learn more.