Delray Medical Center Dietician Receives Certification as a Specialist in Obesity and Weight ManagementOct 22, 2020
A Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management (CSOWM) is a health professional who possesses comprehensive knowledge and expertise in obesity and weight management. A CSOWM professional educates, supports, and empowers patients/clients to understand and manage their weight and risks associated with being overweight or obese through nutritional, physical, psychological, behavioral, medical and/or surgical interventions.
The Interdisciplinary Specialist Certification in Obesity and Weight Management credential is awarded through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. The credential raises the standards in evidence-based practice benefiting clients and supporting CDR’s mission of protecting the public, but it also emphasizes the importance of the healthcare team.