CME Webcast Teaches on Bariatric Surgery

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Bariatric Surgery. On this CME webcast, we are going to bring you up to date on bariatric surgery including the role of the dietician and the role of the surgeon. We’re pleased to introduce our guests. Dr. Sabrena Noria is a bariatric surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery from the Ohio State University. And Roy Gildersleeve is a dietician from the OSU Comprehensive Weight Loss Center.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the impact of bariatric surgery on weight loss and resolution of obesity-related medical comorbidities; understand that bariatric surgery is not a cure, that patients can regain weight, but there are options for those that do; Understand the pre-surgery evaluation process and education to support patient’s chances for success post-surgery; describe diet advancements, potential pitfalls, and interventions to keep patient healthy post-surgery.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Bariatric surgery procedures
  • The role of the dietician in a bariatric surgery program
  • What the primary care provider needs to know after bariatric surgery
  • The rise and fall of the lap band
  • Potential vitamin deficiencies after bariatric surgery and their clinical presentation

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

CME Webcast Discusses Management of Obesity

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Management of Obesity. On this CME webcast, we are going to take a look at the epidemic of obesity and what we as clinicians can do to reduce obesity in our patients. We’re pleased to introduce endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Benjamin O’Donnell.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: GAIN a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying obesity; and IDENTIFY patients who are either overweight or obese and identify the weight loss therapies appropriate for each patient.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Prevalence of obesity in the United States
  • Medications and weight loss strategies
  • Endocrine and metabolic complications of bariatric procedures
  • Information from Case examples

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.