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.
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.
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 Perspectives – Julie Parrott, MS, RD, CPT
Relapse Prevention: Evidence-Based Approach with Motivational Interviewing – John Gilbert, candidate for CES, MS, RD
“Eating Disorder in the Room? What to do…” – Ursula Ridens, RD
// Content is tentative and subject to change //