Complications in the Bariatric Surgery Patient
When patients present in the Emergency Department with bariatric surgery related complications, general surgeons and ED physicians may need to address complications without support from a bariatric surgeon. This 30 minute online module will help you identify bariatric surgery related complications and then plan a course of action (up to and including when to call in a bariatric surgeon).
General Surgeons and Emergency Department Physicians
Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify common bariatric surgical emergencies
- Evaluate a bariatric patient in the emergency department
- Understand the surgical management of life-threatening complications
James Rydlewicz, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
John Newman, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Peter Garza MD; Advocate Aurora Health
The planners and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no financial relationships with any commercial interests to be disclosed.
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 AttendanceAttendance Credit
This course is available to Aurora Health Care providers (employed and independent) and caregivers only. If you are not already logged in, please use "Aurora Login" to access the course. If you have any questions, contact Advocate Aurora Health CME Office at email@example.com or at (414) 219-5490.