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1.5 CME 1.5 CEU

Facilitators

Paul Davidson, PhD; Dana Eiesland, RD, LDN; Maureen T. Quigley, APRN

Course Overview

This roundtable presents a case study of patient with severe systemic disease with psychosocial and nutrition challenges.

Target Audience

Integrated health members and surgeons involved in pre- and post-operative assessment and management of bariatric surgery patients.

Objectives:

  • Explain ethical issues that present in preoperative bariatric surgery patients
  • Describe psychosocial issues than can lead to less than ideal post surgery outcomes and management strategies
  • Discuss preoperative dietary interventions for the nutrition educationally challenged patient
  • Discuss preoperative evaluations and management of the medically complex patient with severe systemic disease