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Metabolic Disease and Patient Pathway Options

Event Details

Date:

5 June 2018 6:45pm - 8:45pm

Region:

Penrith

Audience:

Allied Health, General Practice

CPD Allocation:

4 Category 2 RACGP points

Venue:

Nepean Private Hospital

Address:

Nepean Private Hospital, Jamison Room, Ground Floor, 1-9 Barber Avenue, Kingwood

Key Presenter/s:

Dr. Sulman Ahmed, General and Hepatobiliary Surgeon 

Renee Kennedy, Accredited Practicing Dietician, Accredited Sports Nutritionist

Overview

This event is designed to enable local GPs the opportunity to engage with leading surgeons and dietitians around the role of surgery and diet in patients with obesity and metabolic related comorbidities. It will also address updates and identify relevant risk factors to consider when assessing patients.

Learning outcomes

  • Define the different types of weight loss surgery
  • Explain weight loss surgery in the treatment of obesity
  • Describe the selection process for patients who are eligible for weight loss surgery including the role of the GP
  • Recognise the role of the Bariatric Dietitian including the importance of long term follow up for ongoing health, lifestyle and behaviour modification and to enhance overall success of weight management outcomes
  • Outline the referral process for patients in need of this treatment in the Nepean Blue Mountains LGA

Program

6.15pm l Registration and dinner

6.45pm l Presentations

8.45pm l Close

For more information, contact Barbara Mossman on 4708 8100

RSVP date:

1 June 2018

RACGP activity number:

131416

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