{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Using Physiologic, Genetic, and Epigenetic Information to Provide Care to Clients Who Are Obese

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the physiologic, genetic, and epigenetic factors associated with obesity.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the pathophysiology of adipose tissue and specifi c genes associated with obesity.
  2. Specify environmental infl uences and epigenetic factors related to obesity.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: GN1119
Published: Nov/Dec 2019
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Betty Elder, PhD, RN; Debra Pile, DNP, APRN; Carol Bett, PhD, RN
Topics: Genetics , Genomics , Obesity