Evidence and Outcomes Based Approach to Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery
This presentation will review effectiveness of bariatric surgery, why it is an underutilized tool, nutrition considerations post-surgery, and resources available to support patients in managing obesity.
This conference is being held virtually.
On the date of the conference, please click on the following link to join the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/7743277604
This course is intended for all physicians.
At the end of this conference, learners should be able to:
- Recognize patients who present and are appropriate for referral to weight management.
- Discuss the benefits and risks of not addressing an elevated BMI with patients.
- Explain the benefits and reductions of comorbidity after metabolic surgery.
Grace Todd, MHA, Advocate Aurora Health
Bill Hogan, MBA, Advocate Aurora Health
Melodi Peters, RD, LDN, Advocate Aurora Health
John Cheregi, MD, Advocate Aurora Health
Daniel Hoeltgen, MD, Advocate Aurora Health
Amy Paulus, APRN, Advocate Aurora Health
The planners and speaker have indicated that there are no significant financial relationships to disclose.
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 live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.25 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 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.25 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 1.25 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 7.50 WPTA Contact HoursThis course has been approved by Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association (WPTA) for 7.50 contact hours. Physical therapists are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the CE activity.