Integrated Health Nutrition Session III: Optimizing Outcomes – Metabolic, Physiological And Psychological

Mon 1:30 PM -- 5:30 PM

Location: Room 28C

Track: CE

Course Director:
Julie Parrott, MS, RD, CPT

*Up to 4 CE credits are available.*

Course Overview and Target Audience:
This course will focus on the metabolic, physiological and psychological facets of obesity and approaches to optimize outcomes in bariatric surgery patients.  This course is designed for registered dietitians, nurses, nurse practitioners exercise physiologists and other clinical personnel involved with the clinical care of the surgical weight loss patient.

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

  • Describe the pathophysiology of obesity.
  • Define the molecular and physiological mechanisms associated with weight loss.
  • Identify different approaches to incorporate activity pre- and post-bariatric surgery
  • Demonstrate how motivational interviewing used from an evidence based approach can help to prevent patient relapse.  (weight re-gain, re-smoking, alcohol, etc.)
  • Recognize patients with a history of an eating disorder.

Course Outline:

Moderator:  Julie Parrot, MS, RD, CPT

Welcome and Introduction – Julie Parrott, MS, RD, CPT

Why we Promote Protein Intake and Exercise in our Bariatric Patients: Biologic Drivers Behind the Scene – Laura Frank, MPH, RD

Q & A Session

Refreshment Break in the Expo Center

Get Moving! Activity is Part of the Solution – Program, RD and Personal Trainer PerspectivesJulie Parrott, MS, RD, CPT

Relapse Prevention: Evidence-Based Approach with Motivational InterviewingJohn Gilbert, candidate for CES, MS, RD

“Eating Disorder in the Room? What to do…” – Ursula Ridens, RD 

Q&A Session


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