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Welcome to Conversations about Weight Management

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This tool has been created for everyone working in health care, including registered health-care professionals and support workers such as Whānau Ora practitioners and Māori health contract providers to support healthy weight management.

You will watch a segment of the main video then undertake additional reading before returning to the main video. You will be encouraged to complete a comprehensive assessment form as well as taking a short test of knowledge and understanding.

Get started It will take about 50 minutes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Bring up the topic of weight management with your patients/clients
  • Utilise the ABO weight management process and tools effectively
  • Understand different weight distributions and their impact on health and be able to provide effective weight management solutions including exercise and nutrition
  • Understand the basics of motivational interviewing and know where to find additional information

Chapters of the module

  1. Introduction
  2. Ask
  3. Brief
  4. Ongoing
  5. Test