Bariatric Surgery: Weighing Up the Pros and Cons

CPD
26m
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Lecture Overview

When are surgical interventions for weight loss indicated, which type, for who, and why? This session will provide an overview of the surgical approaches to weight loss and include some of the pros and cons of various common procedures.

Educators

Portrait of Catherine Smith
Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith is a Nurse Practitioner who runs an holistic weight loss clinic in Brisbane and who has worked within the obesity sector for several years. As well, she has many years experience as a nurse educator. For the past 25 years, Catherine has been a registered nurse, working in intensive care and perioperative areas. Currently, she works as a perioperative nurse surgical assistant with general, gynaecology, and bariatric surgeons. Over the past several years, Catherine has served on nursing association committees, including the Obesity Map of Medicine redevelopment working group. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD26m of CPD
First Published13 February 2019
Updated13 February 2019
Expires
18 June 2020
Topics
Bariatric Surgery
Surgical
Weight Management
Nutrition
Obesity
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