Professional Development

Cutting Edge...Evidence-Based Webinars

WM DPG strives to offer our membership the most current evidence-based CPE opportunities. Our webinars are available to WM DPG members throughout the year. Most of our webinars are provided free for WM DPG members, where others may require a minimal fee to view. Some webinars are also available to non-WM DPG members for a fee. Our webinars are categorized based on whether they are live or recorded and whether they are still eligible for CPEUs:

  • Upcoming Live Webinars - CPEUs available immediately after attending the live webinar
  • Recorded Webinars - recorded webinars available for viewing, and still eligible for CPEUs
  • Archived Webinars - recorded webinars available for viewing, but no longer eligible for CPEUs
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Upcoming Webinars

Low Calorie SweetenersWhat’s New with Low Calorie Sweeteners

This webinar will provide the latest update on the most recent research that has been done regarding low calorie sweeteners. It will highlight the results of recent publications investigating the use of low calorie sweeteners as significant weight loss strategies for adults and children.

Recorded Webinars

These webinars are eligible for CPEUs. A link to each recorded webinar’s CPE Assessment is found on the recorded webinar page.

Wellness CoachingSecrets to Successful Coaching

Join three RDs and members of the WM DPG who completed a coach training program and utilize coaching in their weight management practice in the first WM DPG coaching special interest group webinar.

Overweight TeenThe Challenge of Teens

This webinar will provide viewers with practical counseling advice as it relates to the adolescent population. We will discuss counseling approaches and behavioral change strategies.

The Dietitian is In!The Dietitian Will See You Now

Julie Patterson, MBA, RD, LDN presents an informative webinar including topics on Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity, how to create a successful IBT program and reimbursement opportunities.

Vitamins and MineralsVitamin & Mineral Supplementation for the Bariatric Patient

This webinar reviews current recommendations regarding vitamin and mineral supplementation, and clinical approaches in the prevention and diagnosis of micronutrient deficiencies in the bariatric surgery patient.

Healthy vs Junk FoodWhat are the Influencers that Impact How & Why People Eat?

Experts will share compelling information about America’s eating patterns and the “triggers” that make consumers choose certain foods and beverages. Walk away knowing how you might help someone form more healthful eating habits based on the concept of personal triggers.

2014 WM DPG Symposium Resources


Access Session Audio Recordings

If you missed out on the excitement and networking of the 2014 WM DPG Symposium, you don’t have to miss out on the continuing education too. New this year, all symposium sessions were audio recorded and are available for purchase! Click the link below to see how you can get all 14 CPEUs.