Update on Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery
This course will provide an overview of current obesity incidence trends, current surgical methods for bariatric surgery, and the need for a multidisciplinary approach to follow up for bariatric surgery patients. In addition, there will be an overview of the Weight Management Centers at Advocate Health.
This conference is being held virtually.
This activity is designed for nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals.
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Describe current best practices management of patients with elevated BMI along the continuum from weight reduction to bariatric surgery.
- Discuss recent recommendations of the American Pediatric Academy for obese children/teens.
- Review and understand recent guidelines for weight management and bariatric surgery.
6:00 PM – 6:05 PM - Introduction
Charlotte Dioguardi, RN
6:05PM – 6:30PM
Topic: Current Obesity Trend/Incidence, clinical significance, and Updated Treatment Guidelines
Speaker: Hsin-Yi Chang, MD
6:30PM – 6:45PM
Topic: Overview of Medical and Nonsurgical Weight Loss Options Including Medications
Speaker: Amy Paulus, RN
6:45PM – 7:10PM
Topic: Overview of Current State of Bariatric Surgical Procedures
Speaker: Daniel Hoeltgen, MD
7:10PM – 7:35PM
Topic: Results and Importance of a Multidisciplinary Approach and Follow Up
Speaker: John Cheregi, MD
7:35PM – 8:00PM - Discussion and Q & A
Hsin-Yi Chang, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Amy Paulus, FNP-BC; Advocate Aurora Health
Daniel Hoeltgen, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
John Cheregi, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Charlotte Dioguardi, RN; Advocate Aurora Health
Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Aurora Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Medical Association (AMA)
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.00 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 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.00 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 2.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 2.00 Continuing Nursing Education (CE)Aurora Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 2.00 contact hours have been awarded to this activity by the Wisconsin Nursing Association. To receive contact hours, participants must attend the entire activity.
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This conference is being held virtually. A link to the meeting will be provided prior to the event.
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