Become A Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer!

HITEQ Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer Badge

Supporting young patients in achieving and maintaining a healthy BMI and living healthy, active lives is critical to their ability to live full, healthy, and happy lives. Health centers improve the health of their patients and community by addressing child and adolescent weight.

The resources below are the product of a HRSA-MCHB collaboration, highlighting important evidence-based tools from Bright Futures as well as tools from HITEQ to improve the use of your EHR and health IT systems to support implementation of promising practice.

Visit the 4 part webinar series and their related resources linked below on this page and then fill out the submission form on the right and you will be rewarded with a Childhood Obesity Preventer badge!​ 

This is an official badge that is submitted by the HITEQ Center as a proof of completion to the blockchain. Your badge can be added to profiles such as LinkedIn and verified through accreditation services such as Accredible and Open Badge.


Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer Resources
Event date: 3/7/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Export event
Laying the Foundation for Obesity Assessment and Management: An Introduction to the AAP Obesity Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment Algorithm
Alyssa Carlisle

Laying the Foundation for Obesity Assessment and Management: An Introduction to the AAP Obesity Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment Algorithm

A HRSA-MCHB Collaborative Webinar

During this Bright Futures webinar presented by HRSA, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Obesity Leadership Workgroup addressed these topics:

  • Key components of a comprehensive obesity assessment (for patients ages 2-21) in the context of a well visit
  • Ways to engage patients and families in treatment
  • Obesity-specific family history, physical exam and review of systems
  • Potential laboratory and diagnostic tests for those at risk of co-morbidities
  • Key Bright Futures anticipatory guidance

Note: This webinar is part 3 of a 4-part Learning Series for Community Health Centers. See the other webinars in this series here and here, as well as this report about promising practices.

Recordings of these webinars are no longer available, but slides {and/or transcripts} are available below.

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This resource collection was cultivated and developed by the HITEQ team with valuable suggestions and contributions from HITEQ Project collaborators.

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