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Obesity Management Certification for Post-Graduates

CO-HOSTED BY: THE CANADIAN OBESITY NETWORK (CON-RCO) & HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION AND RESEARCH COMMONS (HSERC), UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA
 
An intensive educational experience with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of obesity management and the role of health practitioners (RN, RD, OT, PT, etc.) in the medical management of obesity.
 
Further develope your knowledge in the areas of:
  • Your role(s) as part of the interdisciplinary obesity management team
  • Physiological, psychosocial, public policy and socio-cultural factors behind the current obesity epidemic in Canada
  • Clinical assessment and medical management of obesity including prenatal care
  • Behaviour modification
  • Safe lifting and transfers of large patients
Hands on experiential learning in a simulated bariatric care room  (“Bariatric Specialty Care Suite”) and a simulated home environment (“Smart Condo”)
 
This course typically runs twice a year (early Spring & Fall) and spots are limited. If you are interested in participating in a future course, please contact Christina at giese@obesitynetwork.ca or by phone at 780-492-1039.
 
If you would like to be notified of the next course please click here to enter your contact information. 
 

"Every busy clinician with an interest in obesity management will be delighted with this tool." Dr. Geeta Achyuthan MD, primary care physician, Regina SK 

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