Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify signs and symptoms of complications following bariatric surgery.
  2. Participants will be able to apply evidence-based recommendations when educating patients about diet and nutritional supplements following bariatric surgery.
  3. Participants will be able to discuss pharmacological interventions for the treatment of obesity.

Course Overview

This review course is designed for licensed Registered Nurses (RN) who have been involved in the nursing care of patients with obesity, for a minimum of two years, and are preparing to take the Certification Exam

NOTE: This is part three of a three part course. All are required to complete this course. Only one registration is required for this course.

Information subject to change.

1:30pm Nutrition
Sue Cummings, MS RD
2:30pm BPD/DS
Connie Klein, NP
3:15pm Break
3:30pm Test Taking Strategies
Barbara Lawrence, RN MEd
4:15pm Closing Remarks/Adjourn
Barbara Lawrence, RN MEd
4:30pm Adjourn