Sep 14, 2023 - Mar 22, 2024

Project ECHO Ontario Bariatric Network (OBN) at Toronto Western Hospital

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Project ECHO Ontario Bariatric Network (OBN) at Toronto Western Hospital

This bi-weekly virtual, educational program allows primary care providers to connect with a multi-disciplinary team of specialist from the Bariatric Centre of Excellence to update their foundational knowledge on post bariatric care and obesity management. Participants are asked to register for the series however, attendance at every session is not required.

Foundational Program Session Dates and Topics

  • September 14 Introduction to Obesity in Ontario
  • September 28: Etiology of Obesity: October 5: Non-Surgical Treatment of Obesity:
  • October 19: Prescribing and Managing Anti-Obesity Drugs:
  • November 2 Understanding Mental Health Impacts on Obesity Care:
  • November 16 Surgical Management of Obesity and Postoperative Care of Bariatric Surgical Patients
  • January 11 Assessment and Management of Nutritional Deficiencies Following Bariatric Surgery
  • January 25 Long Term Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies Associated with Bariatric Surgery
  • February 8 Postoperative Management of Comorbidities
  • February 22 Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Mental Health
  • March 7 Pregnancy Considerations Following Bariatric Surgery.
  • March 28 Weight Regain