Upcoming CON Events
Obesity Management Certificate for Post-Graduates
Date: Friday December 12th, 2014
HSERC Bariatric Simulation Lab in Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (University of Alberta) Edmonton, Alberta
Registration is now full. Please contact Tracy Campbell at 780-492-8361 to be placed on a waiting list for spots that may open up.
An intensive educational experience with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of obesity management and the role of inter-professional bariatric care. This certification will build knowledge in the areas of:
* your role(s) as part of the interdisciplinary obesity management team;
* physiological, psychological and socio-cultural factors behind the current obesity epidemic in Canada;
* clinical assessment and medical management of obesity including prenatal care;
* safe lifting and transfer of large patients;
*hands on experiential learning in the Bariatric Specialty Care Suite and SMART Condo.
Cost: $450 CON Members / $500 Non Member
To book your accommodations, please contact the Varscona Hotel directly by calling Toll Free: 1 866 465 8150. Please use group code "Canadian Obesity Network" when booking to ensure you get the group rate. Group rate is guaranteed available ONLY until March 11, 2014. Complimentary parking, deluxe continental breakfast, evening wine tasting and high speed internet included in the group rate.
The Varscona Hotel is located at 8208 106 Street, Edmonton. A 10 minute cab/drive from the Bariatric Suite.
5As Workshops for Family Physicians & Nurse Practitioners
The 5As of obesity management , incorporates the conceptual structure of the Best Practices in Weight Management document, the Canadian Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines and the 5As methodological framework to specifically address the needs of overweight and obese patients and improve practitioners’ willingness and efficacy in providing obesity management and counseling to their patients. Mainpro M1 nationally accredited.
Space is limited for these events, so please register early.
Burlington, ON - February 17, 2015Venue to be announced
Canadian Obesity Summit
Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)
2016 Stay tuned for more details...
10th Annual Obesity Summer Boot Camp
July 18-26, 2015