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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.
 
Register now to build 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”)
 
When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Where: Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC);University of Alberta, 2-263 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) 11405 - 87 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB 
Cost: *$450 for CON members (early bird rate available until course is full or Friday April 27); $500 for non-members (plus tax) 

*Registration is discounted for Canadian Obesity Network Members.  Click here to JOIN TODAY. Membership is free, and by joining you gain access to exclusive resources and content, discounted registration fees for conferences and much more!! 

For secure registration, please click here.  
 
If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please click here for our Sponsorship Guide.
 
Accommodations: The Canadian Obesity Network has a special rate of $155.00 at the Metterra Hotel on Whyte avenue for the night of Monday, May 23rd 2016, which includes an evening wine and cheese tasting. Please call toll free 1-866-465-8150 and ask for group sales and book under the Canadian Obesity Network block. http://www.metterra.com/ 
 
Should you have any questions, please contact us at 780-492-8361 or via email at info@obesitynetwork.ca.
 

"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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