Upcoming CON Events
Obesity Management Certificate for
Saturday, April 12, 2014
HSERC Bariatric Simulation Lab in Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (University of Alberta) Edmonton, Alberta
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 accomodations, 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 of Obesity Management Workshop and Cooking Demonstration
Thursday April 24, 2014
Atco Blue Flame Kitchen Calgary Learning Centre, Main floor
909 - 11 Avenue SW, Calgary AB
Mental Health & Obesity Conference
Wednesday May 14, 2014
Hyatt Regency Toronto
4th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)
June 18-21, 2014
Hosted by CON-SNP University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
9th Annual Obesity Summer Boot Camp: Accepting applications!
July 19-27, 2014
Canadian Obesity Summit
April 28 - May 2, 2015