Course Overview and Target Audience

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


8:00am Sleeve Gastrectomy
Amy Braden
8:45am Positioning the Bariatric Patient in the OR
Barbara Lawrence, RN MEd
9:15am Team Collaboration and Outreach
Bobbie Lou Price, MSN RN CBN
10:00am Break
10:30am Program Administration
11:00am Pyschological Aspects related to Bariatrics
Paul Davidson, PhD