About this event

  • Date and time Mon 3 Jun 2019 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Food and Health

This meeting will help you understand how to approach your patients about healthy eating, weight management and physical activity in a productive manner.

The course includes lectures on the important topic of weight stigmatisation and how it counter-productively leads to patients gaining weight, poorer professional-patient communication, and patient lack of adherence to recommendations. There will also be interactive workshops including experiential learning. This meeting will provide you with practical knowledge, skills and tools to help your patients achieve realistic healthcare goals.

Topics include

  • The role of physical activity in sustaining health
  • How weight stigmatisation is counter-productive and leads to suffering and weight gain in patients
  • The genetic susceptibility to environmental cues leading to overweight/obesity
  • Practical means for healthcare professionals to support their patients to eat well, move well, and live well.

Tickets

Earlybird pricing available until 28 February 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Trainee RSM Retired Fellow RSM Student
£90.00 £60.00 £60.00 £60.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Industry Professional Consultant / GP Nutritionist / Dietician AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee
£150.00 £150.00 £100.00 £100.00 £100.00

Agenda

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Registration
Welcome and introduction

Dr Tatiana Christides, President, Food and Health Forum Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, University of Leicester Medical School

Physical activity and nutritional strategies for adult healthy musculoskeletal ageing

Professor Jamie McPhee, Head, Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences and Deputy Director of the Musculoskeletal Science and Sports Medicine Research Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University

"Just eat less and move more" - The negative effects of weight stigmatisation

Professor Judy Swift, Associate Professor of Behavioural Nutrition, University of Nottingham

Dietary recommendations: does one size fit all? Holistic patient-centred care

Ms Amy Bull, Specialist Dietician

Question and answer session
Coffee break
Understanding physical activity and strategies in the current health delivery environment to enable appropriate physical activity levels and weight management

Ms Elaine Mason, Physical Activity Specialist, Healthy Lifestyles Team and Specialist Weight Management Service, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Question and answer session
Interactive group sessions

Interactive Group Sessions

Please choose two of the three workshops when registering

Workshop A

Case scenarios talking to patients regarding weight management - Near Reality Training Ltd

Workshop B

Practical application of weight management strategies - Ms Amy Bull and Dr Snowdon-Carr, Clinical Psychologist and Specialist, Field of Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery

Workshop C

Practical application of physical activity management strategies - Ms Elaine Mason

Lunch
Can we beat diabetes? Yes we can! Weight loss with a low carb diet in the management of type two diabetes - a GP's experience

Dr David Unwin, GP

Question and answer session
Susceptibility to weight gain and genetics - it's not just about metabolism

Dr Clare Llewellyn, Lecturer in Behavioural Obesity Research, University College London

Question and answer session

Interactive Group Sessions

Please choose two of the three workshops when registering

Workshop F

Case scenario talking to a patient regarding weight management - Near Reality Training Ltd

Workshop G

Practical application of weight management strategies - Ms Amy Bull and Dr Snowdon-Carr, Clinical Psychologist and Specialist, Field of Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery

Workshop H

Practical application of physical activity management strategies - Ms Elaine Mason

Coffee break
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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