Managing clients who have had, or are considering, a bariatric procedure The presentation will cover: What bariatric surgeries are performed in Australia? Who qualifies for surgery? How do I discuss bariatric surgery with a client who is not losing weight through traditional methods? Basic pre-operative assessment Basic post-operative care How to manage a client who has a prior history of a bariatric procedure who has come under my nutritional care Watching this presentation and completing the assessment may contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points. About the presenter Merril Bohn, APD, has been working in the area of bariatric surgery as part of her clinical dietetic work for more than 20 years. She has extensive experience in gastric bands, sleeve gastrectomy and RY gastric bypass. Merril was the first allied health dietitian representative on the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and NZ (OSSANZ) executive and has been instrumental in getting the bariatric dietitians together, and establishing both a networking and clinical program at the OSSANZ conferences. Merril is a sought-after speaker on bariatric nutrition and an active member of the DAA Obesity Interest group. Registration includes Access to a recording of the webinar Presentation notes Multiple-choice questions and answers Suggested further reading Registration types Recording: $38 to receive via post a DVD recording of the webinar, and associated documents Subscription: $33 monthly to receive all Education in Nutrition recordings (minimum 24 a year)

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