Integrated Health Nutrition Session I

Sun 1:00 PM -- 5:00 PM

Location: Room 33C

Track: CE

The Nuts-and-Bolts of Bariatric Nutrition

Before 5/17/12: Member: $115 | Non-Member: $215
After 5/17/12: Member: $165 | Non-Member: $265

Course Director:
Julie Parrott, MS, RD, LD

Course Co-Director:
Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD

*Up to 4 CE credits are available.*

Course Overview and Target Audience:
This course will provide foundational and detailed information for the dietitian and other healthcare practitioners involved with bariatric patients.  Topics will include:  (1) Why the bariatric dietitian should be aware of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)/Academy of Nutrition & Dietetic’s malnutrition criteria; (2) compensatory responses to weight loss responsible for weight regain with diet vs. surgery; (3) an in-depth analysis of the current evidence in micronutrient management after bariatric surgery; and (4) clinical correlations and confounders with laboratory assessment.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the role of the RD in documenting malnutrition using characteristics associated with severe and non-severe malnutrition in adult bariatric surgery patients.
  • Discuss compensatory responses to weight loss that cause rapid and efficient weight regain with diet vs. surgery.
  • Delineate the nutrition supplement of choice for bariatric patients.
  • Discuss the clinical correlations and confounders of laboratory assessment.

Course Outline:

Moderator:  Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD

1:00pm
Introduction and Overview –Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD

1:10pm
Why the Bariatric Dietitian Should be Aware of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)/American Dietetic Association (ADA) Malnutrition Criteria – Mary Litchford, PhD, RD, LDN

1:45pm
Compensatory Responses to Weight Loss Responsible for Weight Regain with Diet vs. Surgery – Cynthia Buffington, PhD

2:20pm
Q & A Session

2:45pm
Refreshment Break

3:05pm
Overview of Afternoon Topics – Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD

3:15pm
Optimizing the Strategy in Micronutrient Management after Bariatric Surgery: An In-Depth Analysis of the Current Evidence – Lingtak-Neander Chan, PharmD

3:55pm
Laboratory Assessment:  Clinical Correlations and Confounders – Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD

4:35pm
Q & A Session

5:00pm
Adjourn


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