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3.75 CEU

Directors

Bobbie Lou Price, MSN, RN, CBN; Barbara L. Lawrence, RN, MEd

This item is Part two of a two-part course. Part one of this course will be held on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 8:30am – 6:00pm. Both parts are required to complete this course. Only one registration is required for this course.

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.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe morbid obesity and the history of weight loss surgery
  • Review clinical management for four weight loss surgery procedures
  • Explain team collaboration, program administration and outreach related to the management of morbid obesity
  • Discuss strategies for successful test taking.

Course Agenda

8:00am
Introduction/Welcome
Bobbie Lou Price, MSN, RN, CBN
8:15am
Adjustable Gastric Band
Lindsay Burke, APRN
9:00am
Nutrition
Julie M. Parrott, MS, RD, ACE-CPT
10:00am
BREAK
10:15am
Test Taking Strategies
Barbara L. Lawrence, RN, MEd
11:00am
Pyschological Aspects Related to Bariatrics
Stephen J. Ritz, PhD
11:45am
Closing Remarks
Bobbie Lou Price, MSN, RN, CBN
12:00pm
Adjourn