Announcement: Project ECHO Ontario Bariatric Network (OBN)

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June 02, 2021 - 12:00 - 13:30
Team: CPD in the Mississauga Halton Region
Posted on May 11, 2021

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Announcement: Project ECHO Ontario Bariatric Network (OBN)

Team: CPD in the Mississauga Halton Region

June 02, 2021 - 12:00 - 13:30

Description


Project ECHO OBN is a virtual interactive education and capacity building program that supports health care providers in delivering quality care to their patients living with obesity or who have received specialty care from a Bariatric Centre of Excellence.

Join this six-week series starting on June 2nd, 2021 and build clinical expertise through evidence-based presentations and case discussion. Learn about: • Leading surgical, medical, and psychosocial treatment options for patients with obesity.

• Strategies to identify and prevent potential post-operative complications after bariatric surgery

• Tools and resources to assist you to manage obesity Curriculum

Topics/Dates

June 2, 2021 Etiology of Obesity

June 16, 2021 Medical Management of Obesity

June 30, 2021 Postoperative Care of Bariatric Surgical Patients

July 14, 2021 Assessment and Management of Nutritional Deficiencies Following Bariatric Surgery

July 28, 2021 Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Mental Health

August 11, 2021 The final session topic will be selected by Participants

Project ECHO OBN is funded by the Ministry of Health and offered at no cost to primary care providers and allied health professionals working in primary care. This is approved as a one credit per hour group learning activity that meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (Mainpro+) and also an Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.