Duke Weight Loss Surgery Workshop: Selection and Medical Management of Weight Loss Surgery Patients

April 25, 2015

Learn how to manage patients who have undergone weight loss surgery.  This course is intended to teach medical professionals about the latest advances in metabolic and weight loss surgical techniques, the identification of patients suitable for surgery, and the weight loss surgery evaluation process.  This course focuses on the long term post-surgical medical management of the patient for successful weight loss, the management of co-morbidities, and identifying the potential risks.  This course will be led by multidisciplinary expert faculty form Duke University Medical Center.  This symposium is an intensive and interactive two day program designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to practice and teach evidence-based care in Adult Reconstruction

HOW TO SET UP YOUR PROFILE IN ETHOS
(NEW USERS ONLY):

  • Before you can register for the course, you are required to set up your profile in EthosCE.  Click on the following link, http://continuingeducation.dcri.duke.edu/ then select Join in the upper right hand corner of the Home Page.  For further instructions please click on the following link to our quick reference card.
  • Once you have created a Profile, you will then receive an email from the system confirming you as a user.  Click on the link in the email to create your password.  You will then notice in the upper right hand corner of the page that you are now logged into your account.
  • Keep a record of the ID/password.  If you register for CME credit you will need to complete the certification process using the Duke CME Portal.

HOW TO REGISTER/ENROLL IN A COURSE IN ETHOS:

  • In the upper right hand corner of the Ethos Home Page, type in the name of the course Duke Weight Loss Surgery Workshop, in the search bar.
  • Click on the web link which will then direct you to the course landing page.
  • Add to Cart and follow the check out process.

IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY REGISTERING, PLEASE CONTACT THE SERVICE DESK AT:  919.668.8916.

TO COMPLETE ALL COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND CLAIM CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:

  • Complete the course evaluation.
  • Attest to your hours of completion.
  • Download your certificate

Learning Objectives

  • At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

    1. Identify the techniques, benefits and risks associated with the different techniques and peri-operative management options in this patient population. 
    2. Define the most commonly encountered complications associated with these procedures and most effective means of treatment.
    3. Learn the current guidelines and indications for total hip and knee arthroplasty. Identify the advantages and disadvantages associated with different operative techniques by procedure.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 6.75 Attendance
Registration Opens: 
03/06/2015
Registration Expires: 
03/05/2017
Activity Starts: 
04/25/2015 - 8:00am
Activity Ends: 
04/25/2015 - 3:30pm
The Umstead Hotel
Cary, NC
United States

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 6.75 Attendance
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