This course is designed for both surgeons and integrated health professionals.
Overview and Target Audience
In this educational roundtable activity, issues related to bariatric surgery in older individuals will be discussed. The target audience for this roundtable includes all professionals interested in this topic, regardless of discipline.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the cognitive functioning sequelae of bariatric surgery in patients > 65 years.
- Explain the lifestyle (nutrition and activity) related considerations of > bariatric surgery in patients > 65 years.
- Demonstrate how we properly risk stratify older patients.