2nd Annual Obesity Update for Healthcare Professionals

2nd Annual Obesity Update

for Healthcare Providers

Overview

 

Do you deliver primary care to patients living with obesity?

6 million Canadians are living with obesity, yet many healthcare professionals feel uncomfortable managing this chronic condition.

During this SCOPE-accredited program leaders from our own professional communities will present the most up-to-date information on the medical and surgical management of obesity.

 

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Below, you will find all of the downloadable presentations from the 2nd Annual Obesity Update.

Patient and healthcare provider perspective on obesity 

Binge Eating Disorder – DSM V

Pharmacotherapy I: Lisdexamfetamine in BED

Pharmacotherapy II: General Principles of Obesity Pharmacothearpy

Pharmacotherapy III: Naltrexone HCI/Bupropion HCI for Chronic Weight Management

Pharmacotherapy IV: Liraglutide for Chronic Weight Management

Evolution of Bariatric Surgery

Surgery I: Bariatric Procedures and Mechanisms of Weight Loss

Surgery II: Indications and contra-indications

Surgery III: Impact on Co-morbidities and Weight Loss Expectations

Common Post-op Surgical Complications

Nutrition I: Role of Partial and Complete Meal Replacements

Nutrition II: Long Term Post-Op Care

Flow of the Bariatric Patient from Primary to Tertiary Care

Medical Tourism

 

This event is accredited for 4 (four) SCOPE points and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

Nicole Christensen, Program Coordinator, Obesity Canada

780-492-8361 christensen@obesitynetwork.ca

 

2018-09-22T19:33:23+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |
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