Goal Setting to Facilitate Provider Management of Pediatric Obesity
Research Subject Categories::INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS::Caring sciences::Nursing , Pediatric Obesity , Behavior Therapy , Child
Increasing pediatric obesity rates suggests the need to assess barriers to effective treatment strategies. Primary care providers (PCPs) report low confidence levels to effectively deliver recommended behavior modifications techniques such as goal setting.The primary outcome was to increase provider confidence in treating childhood obesity. The secondary outcome was to increase documented obesity-related interventions consisting of laboratory studies, behavioral modification techniques, referrals, and follow-ups.