Obesity and Its Implications


This independent study has been developed to enhance knowledge about the issues surrounding obesity.

OUTCOME: The learner will have an enhanced knowledge about obesity and its related issues.

1 contact hour will be awarded for successful completion of this independent study.

Criteria for successful completion: Completion of post-test with a score of 70% or higher.

This independent study was developed by: Jessica Dzubak, BSN, RN. The author and planning committee members have declared no conflict of interest.


Information in this study is intended for educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal and/or medical advice or to be a comprehensive compendium of evidence-based practice. For specific implementation information, please contact an appropriate professional, organization, legal source, or facility policy.

The Ohio Nurses Association  is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91).

Expires  10/1/2020

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