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). 

Target Audience

General Surgeons and Emergency Department Physicians

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: 

  1. Identify common bariatric surgical emergencies
  2. Evaluate a bariatric patient in the emergency department
  3. Understand the surgical management of life-threatening complications 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
Course opens: 
09/20/2017
Course expires: 
10/18/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty


James Rydlewicz, MD; Advocate Aurora Health 
John Newman, MD; Advocate Aurora Health 
Peter Garza MD; Advocate Aurora Health 

 

Disclousure

The planners and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no financial relationships with any commercial interests to be disclosed.

 

 

Accreditation Statement

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.

Available Credit

  • 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 Attendance
    Attendance Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/20/2017
Course expires: 
10/18/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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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 cme@aurora.org or at (414) 219-5490.