Menopause: Is Weight Gain a Given? - 384-179-19

Menopause: Is Weight Gain a Given?

by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Jennifer Koslo, PhD, RDN, CSSD, ACE-CPT
384-179-19
(4.7 / 119 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Laboratory (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Summary:

Weight gain and body composition changes associated with menopause are one of the most common concerns of menopausal women, along with hot flashes, irritability, fatigue, anxiety, and mood swings. Changes in body shape can have a profound effect on a woman’s self-image. Understanding the changes that menopause causes inside, metabolically, and outside, to body shape and weight, is critical in helping women prevent and combat the changes to her body.

Objectives:

The goal of this menopause and weight gain continuing education module is to provide healthcare providers information on menopause, its role in weight gain, and subsequent changes in body fat distribution. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the physiology of menopause and its influence on hormone levels
  • Describe the effect of menopause on body fat distribution and metabolic syndrome
  • Discuss diet and exercise strategies to minimize weight gain during menopause
 
Level of Instruction: Basic
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators, laboratory professionals, and physical therapists.
 
Laboratory professionals: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program (provider #384).
 
384-179-19 "Menopause: Is Weight Gain a Given?" is approved 02/14/2019 to 02/28/2021.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 9/17/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/21/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/28/2021

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Evan L - Glendale, AZ  ·  Nov 17, 2019
Essential information that will help my wife.
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Pedrito D - commerce, CA  ·  Nov 13, 2019
a very informative topic
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Angelina C - Tucson, AZ  ·  Nov 08, 2019
Very interesting course and knowledgeable for a women and her body
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Fadwa B - Fairfield, CA  ·  Nov 07, 2019
This course is clear and interesting
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Helen E - Mebane, NC  ·  Nov 03, 2019
VERY INFORMATIVE ABOUT WOMEN'S ISSUES THAT DO NOT OFTEN GET COVERED
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