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Obesity Management Certificate for Post-Graduates

This one day course is offered by CON and the University of Alberta - Health Sciences and Education Research Commons. It is an intensive education program that emphasizes practical aspects of obesity management and can be extended to a second day.  Please see attached documents with program outline and details.
 
We offer this course 1-2 times per year in Edmonton where we have access to Canada's only bariatric simulation hospital suite and SMART condo. 
 
Features:
  • Designed to accommodate patients with extreme obesity (wider doors, additional space around bed)
  • Operational medical gases (simulated) on a fixed headwall
  • Ceiling lift
  • Family consultation area in room 
  • Attached bathroom with ceiling lift extending from the bedroom, equipped with floor mounted toilet and sink
  • Wheel chair accessible shower
  • SMART condo to simulate a home environment
Equipment:
  • Fully electric bariatric bed
  • Ceiling lift
  • Bariatric furniture
  • Other portable lifts and patient transfer aids
  • Bariatric wheelchair
  • Standard acute care equipment
  • Bariatric simulation suits
  • Bariatric Rescue Training Mannequin
AV/IT:
  • Input Sources
  • Touch-sensitive, all-in-one PC on a cart at bed
  • IP based PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) cameras over bed and in bathroom
  • Sound
  • Ceiling mounted loudspeakers located over bed(s) and in bathroom
  • Ceiling mounted boundary style microphone located over bed and in bathroom
  • Display
  • wall-mounted 42" monitor
  • B-Line Medical Sim-Capture Technology
  • Revo-Mics (wireless 2-way voice devices that allow the flow of information between off-stage faculty in a control or observation  room and on-stage Embedded Simulated Persons, aka “Confederates”)
 
Please contact info@obesitynetwork.ca for the next course offering or the CON's Education Director, Dawn Hatanaka, hatanaka@obesitynetwork.ca for more information.
 
Please CLICK HERE to download a flyer for a recent course.