IU Health Obesity Symposium

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Date & Location
Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM, NCAA Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN

Target Audience
Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Surgery

Overview

Registration now open!

The IU Health Obesity Symposium will provide valuable information to providers who care for patients with obesity.

Health professionals who will be interested in the content of this program are Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Care Physicians, Medical Weight Loss Physicians, Bariatric Surgeons. Pharmacists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Clinical Psychologists, Registered Dietitians, Exercise Specialists, Physical Therapists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Registered Nurses.



Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Recite the eligibility criteria, risks, benefits, and outcomes of bariatric surgery;
  2. Identify patients at risk for vitamin deficiencies after bariatric surgery and offer appropriate treatment; and
  3. Recognize effective ways to discuss with patients the impact of obesity on outcomes and need for its effective treatment.

Registration

Cost:
$100 - Physician and Advanced Practice Providers: MD, NP, PA, PhD
$50 - Allied Health Professionals: RN, RD, LCSW, LSW, PharmD, MA, etc.

Lunch provided. 

Parking:
$5 - Indiana State Museum garage, 650 West Washington St., Indianapolis, IN.



Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health. The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or cme@iu.edu. One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.