233 South 13th Street, Suite 1200 Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-2091 402.474.4472
“We envision physicians mobilized as leaders in our communities across Nebraska finding solutions to the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.”
The mission of the Childhood Obesity Prevention Project is to mobilize and engage physicians as advocates in their practice, communities and for statewide policies to prevent overweight and obesity in Nebraska children. To carry out its mission, the Childhood Obesity Prevention Project will provide:
• Education and Clinical Resources
• Community Outreach
• Policy Advocacy
Welcome to Foster Healthy Weight in Youth: Nebraska’s Clinical Childhood Obesity Model, where you will find the clinical resources and patient education materials to help you effectively address the childhood obesity epidemic in your practice and your community.
Nebraska’s Clinical Childhood Obesity Model was developed to assist healthcare providers to incorporate the Expert Committee Recommendations into practice. It is a comprehensive model which includes:
Healthcare Provider ToolkitPocket Reference AlgorithmYouth PA-N Assessment FormTraining VideoOffice PostersPatient Education Brochures
All of the Foster Healthy Weight in Youth clinical resources are FREE while supplies last. Click on the Materials Request Form to order. The resources are available in English and Spanish.
Doctors dole out prescriptions for exercise
Health Advisory Regarding the Potential for Circulation of Drifted Influenza A
Healthcare workers still vulnerable to 'splash and splatter'
PQRS information - CMS PQRS - interactive timeline - December 4 Nebraska Hospital Association webinar
U.S. healthcare spending growth hit 53-year low in 2013
CDC: Over half of infants in the US sleep with hazardous bedding
Ebola resources and information for patients and physicians
Patient Centered Medical Home: Craze or Critical, sponsored by the Nebraska Medical Association July 10 - watch now!
233 South 13th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-2091