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Healthiest Weight Florida: A Life Course Approach

Healthiest Weight Florida is pleased to announce expanded availability of a free Continuing Education/ Continuing Medical Education (CE/CME) course: Healthiest Weight: A Life Course Approach. The Florida Department of Health and the Florida Medical Association (FMA) collaborated to design this course for medical doctors and osteopathic physicians, and it is now available to professionals in the boards of Nursing, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Dietetics and Dentistry. View a complete list of eligible professions

Medical and osteopathic physicians must follow the steps below to access the two-hour (2) CME credit course. Please note that the course is available to physicians whether they are FMA members or non-members.

  • Go to the FMA online CME catalog and select the “Florida Specific CME” subject area.
  • Scroll down the selections and click on “Healthiest Weight: A Life Course Approach.
  • From the course details page, click on “Add to Cart” under “Purchase Options.”Clicking on “Checkout” will direct you to the FMA sign in page.
  • Your login information will be your email address and password currently on file with the FMA (both members and non-members). Click on the “Having Trouble” link from the sign in page if you do not know your password and need to re-set it. If you do not know which email address the FMA has recorded for you, contact the FMA at 800-762-0233 to request login information.
  • After signing in, click on “Shopping Cart” in the upper right hand corner and complete the process (at no charge).
  • Once you have successfully added the course to your products, click on the “Download Materials” button from your “My Products” tab.

For all other eligible professions, excluding medical and osteopathic physicians, the three (3) credit hour course can be accessed through TRAIN Florida. Once on the TRAIN Florida website, use your login information or, if you do not have an account, click “create account” and then login. The course can be accessed either by searching by title “DOH Healthiest Weight: A Life Course Approach” or course ID 1053825. After you complete the course, TRAIN Florida requires an Assessment and Evaluation be completed for submission to CE Broker for continuing education credit.

Please note this course is valid for two CME credit hours for medical and osteopathic physicians, and three CE credit hours for all other eligible professions.

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Healthiest Weight Florida is a public-private collaboration bringing together state agencies, not for profit organizations, businesses, and entire communities to help Florida's children and adults make choices about healthy eating and active living.