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Screening and management of overweight and obesity at a university student health center

Salcido, Maria Estela DNP, APRN; Monsivais, Diane B. PhD, RN, CNE

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000472251.51574.fd
Feature: OBESITY
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Abstract: This article discusses a quality improvement project focused on developing, implementing, and evaluating an evidence-based best practice protocol for screening and management of overweight and obesity in college students in a university-based student health center.

Maria Estela Salcido is an advanced practice registered nurse at the Student Health Center, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Tex.

Diane B. Monsivais is the director of the MSN Nursing Education program in the Graduate Nursing Program at the University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Tex.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

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