Series: ECHO Ontario Bariatric Network (OBN) at Thunder Bay Health Sciences Centre and Health Sciences North (Sudbury)

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Series: ECHO Ontario Bariatric Network (OBN) at Thunder Bay Health Sciences Centre and Health Sciences North (Sudbury)

This is an external event. We are featuring it to help get the message out. visit it now.


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October 23, 01:00, 2023 - February 29, 13:30, 2024
Team: ECHO Ontario Events
Posted on August 02, 2023
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Series: ECHO Ontario Bariatric Network (OBN) at Thunder Bay Health Sciences Centre and Health Sciences North (Sudbury)

Team: ECHO Ontario Events

October 23, 01:00, 2023 - February 29, 13:30, 2024

Description


This 12-week virtual, educational program allows primary care providers to connect with a multi-disciplinary team of specialist from the Bariatric Centre of Excellence to update their foundational knowledge on post bariatric care and obesity management. Participants are asked to register for the series however, attendance at every session is not required.

Session Dates and Topics

  • October 26 Introduction to Obesity in Ontario
  • November 2 Etiology of Obesity:
  • November 16 Non-Surgical Treatment of Obesity:
  • November 23 Prescribing and Managing Anti-Obesity Drugs:
  • December 7 Understanding Mental Health Impacts on Obesity Care:
  • December 14 Surgical Management of Obesity and Postoperative Care of Bariatric Surgical Patients
  • January 11 Assessment and Management of Nutritional Deficiencies Following Bariatric Surgery
  • January 18 Long Term Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies Associated with Bariatric Surgery
  • February 1 Postoperative Management of Comorbidities February 8 Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Mental Health
  • February 22 Pregnancy Considerations Following Bariatric Surgery.
  • February 29 Weight Regain