Course Overview and Target Audience
This course is designed to provide the bariatric dietitian with evidence-based guidelines to apply to all aspects of nutritional care of the bariatric surgery patient.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the metabolic impact of bariatric surgery on the physiology of obesity.
- Practice standardized bariatric care protocols within your program.
- Identify and treat micronutrient deficiencies of bariatric surgery patients.
- Demonstrate counseling techniques to successfully guide bariatric surgery patients towards achievement of health goals.