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Healthy Kids Project ECHO Series

Hosted by Health and Wellbeing Queensland

Childhood overweight and obesity affects one in four Queensland children and is associated with poor long-term health, emotional and social outcomes.

This seven-part free series aims to deliver health professionals the knowledge and tools to increase their skills and confidence in raising the topic of weight with children and their families. It will also provide resources and effective ways to support children and families to build better health and lifestyle habits together.

Session 1: Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children; Raising the topic of weight

Session 2: How to measure and assess weight – the clinical details

Session 3: How to measure and assess lifestyle related behaviours that can affect weight gain (nutrition)

Session 4: How to measure and assess lifestyle related behaviours that can affect weight gain (physical activity and sleep)

Session 5: How to support patients to make changes that can improve their weight

Session 6: Supporting extended or tertiary weight management care

Session 7: Participant’s choice (participants vote from additional topics)

When: Thursday 8.00 am-9.00 am, consecutively for seven weeks commencing 9 February 2023

Cost: Nil

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Event details
Start

Feb. 09, 2023 - 08:00 am

End

Mar. 23, 2023 - 09:00 am

Email:

echo@hw.qld.gov.au

Phone:

0448 465 818

Location

Online

Address

online via Zoom

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