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Bariatric Surgery Update

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Mawson Lakes Hotel

10 Main St

Mawson Lakes, SA 5095

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For GPs

This session will provide information on bariatric surgery and patient eligibility criteria for the procedure. The presenters will also provide information on post-operative care & management including nutritional requirements for
bariatric surgery patients.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Identify eligible patients in your practice and outline the eligibility criteria for bariatric surgery.

  • Describe what bariatric surgery is and explain the health outcomes to the eligible patients.

  • Discuss post-operative care & management of bariatric patients.

  • Summarise the nutritional requirements pre and post bariatric surgery to improve patient outcomes.

AGENDA

6.30pm - 7.00pm Registration & light dinner
7:00pm - 8.00pm Presentation by Dr Justin Besell, Bariatric Surgeon
8.00pm - 8.15pm Break
8.15pm - 9.15pm Presentation by Dr Zanna Murfitt, Bariatric GP
9.15pm - 9.30pm Q&A, evaluation & close

ACCREDITATION

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Category 2: 4 points

Supported by Medtronic

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