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Lifestyle change and obesity Q&A

Lifestyle change and obesity Q&A

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Clinical Interview

Time to Complete

0.25 hours


May 18, 2017


November 13, 2017

Programme Description

GP and chair of GPs Interested in Nutrition Group, Dr Rachel Pryke advises on the GP’s role in talking to patients and signposting, and offers useful resources on weight management. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include motivational interviewing techniques, supporting physical activity, and long-term follow up for bariatric patients.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Talk to patients about weight loss
  • Consider the GP’s role in raising awareness and signposting
  • Recognise and treat malnutrition
  • Use a BMI centile chart to assess a child’s growth
  • Author

    Activity author
    Dr Rachel Pryke
    GP in Worcestershire
    Chair of GPs Interested in Nutrition Group


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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