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J 20-05 Strategies to reduce fat stigma in women's health

 J 20-05 Strategies to Reduce Fat Stigma in Women's Health
(NPWH Activity Number J-20-05)

Sarah Vaillancourt, MSN, WHNP-BC is a women’s health nurse practitioner at Community Medical Centers in Stockton, California.

Ginny Moore, DNP, WHNP-BC is Associate Professor and WHNP Academic Director at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, Tennessee.

Target Audience This continuing education (CE) activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers who care for women.

Approval CE Approval Period: Now through October 31, 2022
Post-tests must be completed during the approval period with a passing score of 70% or higher to earn CE. No refunds will be issued if the activity is not completed within the approval period for 1.0 contact hour of CE credit

  1. Describe the impact of fat stigma on patient healthcare and health outcomes.
  2. Identify specific strategies to decrease fat stigmatization in clinical practice.
  3. Discuss the role of nurse practitioners in decreasing the experience of fat stigma

Accreditation Statement This activity has been evaluated by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) and has been approved for 1.0 contact hour CE credit.

Faculty Disclosures Sarah Vaillancourt, MSN, WHNP-BC has no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this article.

Ginny Moore, DNP, WHNP-BC has no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to the contents of this article.

Successful Completion Requires participants to:
  1. Read the objectives, disclosures, and disclaimers.
  2. Watch the activity and review the handout.
  3. Complete the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.
  4. Complete the session evaluation.
  5. Print your CE certificate.
  6. Go to your profile to view all earned certificates.

Commercial Support
This activity has no commercial support.