2nd Annual Obesity Update
for Healthcare Providers
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
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
This event is accredited for 4 (four) SCOPE points and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT
Nicole Pearce, Program Coordinator, Obesity Canada