Weight Management in Practice
Accredited: Open Awards Level 3
This training is aimed at GP practice staff or others who are already delivering weight management support or would be able to offer such support within their role.
8 x 3.5 hour sessions plus some work on portfolio in own time and completing of case studies in practice.
The weight management course is organised into three units.
Unit 1 – A healthy eating and lifestyle approach to losing weight (government messages
Unit 2 – The client centred approach (all about good communication and taking a Motivational Interviewing approach to support behaviour change)
Unit 3 – Practicing weight loss facilitation skills (putting your knowledge and skills into practice with real clients)
In order to meet the requirements of Open Awards, a portfolio of evidence is built up over the 3 units.
Although a great deal of the evidence will be collected during the sessions, there will be some need to work on your portfolios outside of these sessions. Unit 3 is completed outside of the 8 sessions and you are required to engage with a number of patients or clients to build up case studies on each.
You will need to attand all 8 sessions
Dates: February 9th, 16th, 23rd, March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th