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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe guideline recommendations for treatment of obesity (BMI > 30 kg/m2) for older adults related to intentional caloric restriction.
  2. Explain benefits and complications of caloric restriction and weight loss plans for older adults with obesity.
  3. Identify components of weight loss plans that minimize complications and comorbidities for older adults with obesity.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge about helping older adult patients with obesity safely lose weight by achieving a posttest score of 70% or greater.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH
  • NM - BON 2.5 CH
  • SC - BON 2.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: NT1122
Published: Nov/Dec 2022
Expires: 3/1/2024
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Kylie Nowicki, BS; Janice E. Daugherty, MD, FAAFP; Kay Craven, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDCES; Kathryn M. Kolasa, PhD, RDN, LDN