Obesity Training for Nurses

Event Details


Scottish Event Campus (SEC) Exhibition Way Glasgow G3 8YW United Kingdom

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Start: Sunday, 28 April 2019 @ 08.45

End: Sunday, 28 April 2019 @12.15

Are you seeing more patients with obesity and obesity associated conditions in your clinical practice?

Do you find conversations about obesity challenging?

Do you feel equipped to manage people with obesity?


If you are already working with patients with obesity and related complications, including type 2 diabetes, or you simply have an interest in deepening your understanding of this complex disease, don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to join C3 Collaborating for Health on Sunday 28 April for a free, CPD accredited training event delivered by leading obesity experts and nurses.

This unique and bespoke event will be held at the European Congress on Obesity 2019 #ECO2019, in Glasgow, Scotland. The training will begin at 8.45am and finish at 12.15pm. Lunch will be provided to delegates and attendance at this half-day training session will grant you complimentary access to the rest of the day’s conference on 28 April 2019. CPD certificates will be provided electronically to delegates after the event.


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This exclusive event has been designed by highly experienced nurses, thought leaders and medical experts to offer dynamic and interactive training and patient perspectives on the complex subject of obesity. Guest speakers include:

Christine Hancock, former General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, former President of the International Council of Nurses and current Founder and Director of C3 Collaborating for Health

Dr Abd Tahrani, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist at the University of Birmingham (UOB) and Consultant in Obesity at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Michaela Nuttall, Cardiovascular Nurse Specialist with a unique and varied experience across the NHS and beyond, and programme lead for C3’s Healthy Weight Initiative for Nurses (WIN.) and NURSING YOU, a health and wellbeing app designed by nurses for nurses

….details of other speakers to follow.


Join us for this exciting collaborative training to be delivered at one of Europe’s leading conference venues, gain CPD hours and listen to leading experts on obesity for an educational event that promises to:

Deepen your understanding of the science of obesity

Equip you with strategies to assist in your management of patients with obesity

Build your confidence to engage in difficult conversations with patients and families …… and much more!


About ECO 2019

The 26th European Congress on Obesity 2019 (ECO 2019) will take place in Glasgow this year between 28 April and 1 May 2019. #ECO2019 organisers have created a vibrant platform which will bring together colleagues from every area of obesity research, prevention and management. Participants include specialist clinicians, general practitioners, physicians, nutritionists, surgeons and researchers – all experts and key opinion leaders in obesity. Click here to view the program agenda for ECO 2019.


About EASO

EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 34 European countries. It is the voice of the European obesity community, representing scientists, healthcare practitioners, physicians, public health experts and patients. EASO promotes action across Europe through collaboration in advocacy, policy development, communication, education and research. Click here to learn more about EASO.