Integrated Health Nutrition Session II: The Bariatric Patient with Extra Challenges

Mon 8:00 AM -- 12:00 PM

Location: Room 28C

Track: CE

Course Director:
Julie Parrott, MS, RD, LD

Course Co-Director:
Laura Greiman, MPH, RD

*Up to 4 CE credits are available.*

Course Overview and Target Audience:
This course is designed for registered dietitians, nurses, nurse practitioners and other clinical personnel involved with the clinical care of the surgical weight loss patient. This course will focus on nutritional implications and treatments for the more challenging weight loss surgery patients: those who seek surgery who have renal disease or a renal transplant, pre- and post-op patients diagnosed with cancer, pregnant weight loss surgery patients, and implications of the LVAD. Presentations will include case studies.

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

  • Identify pre- and post-operative nutritional implications and treatment for individuals with history of renal disease or renal transplant seeking weight loss surgery.
  • Understand oncology treatments and nutritional implications in individuals with a history of weight loss surgery; decision process in utilizing nutrition support; formulations.
  • Identify nutrients of concern affecting pregnancy and fetal outcomes in females with a history of weight loss surgery.
  • Understand use of Left Ventricular Assist Device for Heart Failure and implications for weight loss surgery patients

Course Outline:

Moderator:  Laura Greiman, MPH, RD


Welcome and Introduction – Laura Greiman, MPH, RD

Bariatric Surgery Renal Patients – Margaret Furtado, MS, RD, LDN

Left Ventricular Assist Device and Bariatric Surgery – Laura Greiman, RD

Refreshment Break in Expo Center

Patients Diagnosed with Cancer:  Nutrition Implications and Treatment including Nutrition Support – Kristine Binda, RD, CSO, CNSD

Pregnancy, Bariatric Surgery and Nutrition – Kim Delamont, NP, MSN and Jessica Crandall, RD, CDE

Q&A Session


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