Women’s Health Issues and Pre- and Postoperative Issues
Before 5/17/12: Member: $115 | Non-Member: $215
After 5/17/12: Member: $165 | Non-Member: $265
Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD; James E. Mitchell, MD; David B. Sarwer, PhD; Meg H. Zeller, PhD
Continuing Education Information:
Participants must complete an evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available.
This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Up to 3.5 hours.
This course has been submitted for review to NASW in Washington, DC.
Nursing credits, up to 4 CE credits, are provided by Taylor College, Los Angeles, California (possibly may or may not be accepted for national certification).
Course Overview and Target Audience:
The Behavioral Health Course provides an overview of the psychological and behavioral issues of bariatric surgery patients both before and after surgery. The course is designed for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed counselors and other mental and medical health professionals who work with bariatric surgery patients.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify the psychological and emotional concerns of women who present for bariatric surgery
- Describe reproductive and psychosocial changes in women who undergo bariatric surgery
- Discuss the potential utility of interventions to promote more positive outcomes after bariatric surgery
WOMEN’S HEALTH ISSUES IN BARIATRIC SURGERY
Moderator: Meg Zeller, PhD
BH-101: DEPRESSION AND INFERTILITY IN WOMEN SEEKING BARIATRIC SURGERY – Julie Merrell, PhD; Megan Lavery, PsyD; Victoria Giegerich; Kathleen Ashton, PhD; Amy Windover, PhD; Leslie Heinberg, PhD
BH-102: EMOTIONAL DISTRESS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS WITH POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME – Megan Lavery, PsyD; Leslie Heinberg, PhD; Julie Merrell, PhD; Amy Windover, PhD; Kathleen Ashton, PhD
BH-103: CHANGES IN REPRODUCTIVE AND PSYCHOSOCIAL FUNCTIONING IN OBESE WOMEN FOLLOWING BARIATRIC SURGERY OR SURGERY OR LIFESTYLE MODIFICATION – Jacqueline Spitzer, MSEd; David Sarwer, PhD; Kelly Allison, PhD; Samantha Butts, MD, MSCE; Anuja Dokras, MD, PhD; Christos Coutifaris, MD, PhD
BH-104: CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDHOOD FEEDING PRACTICES BEFORE AND AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY – David Sarwer, PhD; Sara Walters-Bugbee, PsyD; Kelly McClure, PhD; Tanja Kral, PhD; Lisa West-Smith, PhD, LCSW; Rebecca Dilks, RD, LDN
Q & A Session
PRE- AND POSTOPERATIVE ISSUES
Moderator: David Sarwer, PhD
BH-105: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AS A PREDICTOR OF WEIGHT LOSS AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY – Manpreet Mundi, MD; Paul Lorentz, MS, RN, RD; James Swain, MD; Maria Collazo-Clavell, MD
BH-106: WHICH BARIATRIC PATIENTS RESPOND POSITIVELY TO BINGE EATING INTERVENTION? – Kathleen Ashton, PhD; Amy Windover, PhD; Julie Merrell, PhD; Leslie Heinberg, PhD; Megan Lavery, PsyD; Anthony Tarescavage
BH-107: STOP WEIGHT REGAIN: A 6-WEEK INTERVENTION FOR POST-BARIATRIC PATIENTS EXPERIENCING WEIGHT REGAIN – Susan Himes, PhD; Karen Grothe, PhD; Matthew Clark, PhD; James Swain, MD; Maria Collazo-Clavell, MD; Michael Sarr, MD
BH-108: SELF ESTEEM BEFORE AND AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY – Krista Castleberry, LCSW; Lizbeth Fernandez; Keith Kim, MD; Cynthia Buffington, PhD
BH-109: THE EFFECTS OF AGE ON QUALITY OF LIFE BEFORE AND AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY – Krista Castleberry, LCSW; Lizbeth Fernandez; Keith Kim, MD; Cynthia Buffington, PhD
BH-110: COMPARATIVE EFFECTS OF ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS, SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY AND THE ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BAND ON QUALITY OF LIFE – Krista Castleberry, LCSW; Lizbeth Fernandez; Keith Kim, MD; Cynthia Buffington, MD
Q & A Session