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:
- Assess the health needs of a long-term post-op bariatric surgery patient.
- Recommend resources to help bariatric surgery patients navigate challenges posed by financial concerns, limited literacy, and cultural practices.
- Operate within a team to efficiently and practically manage micronutrient needs of bariatric surgery patients.
- Manage the nutrition needs of a bariatric surgery patient preparing for organ transplant.