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The ASMBS Continuing Evaluation into Bariatric Specific Credentialing/Certification for PAs, NPs, and CNSs

The ASMBS Continuing Evaluation into Bariatric Specific Credentialing/Certification for PAs, NPs, and CNSs

| April 1, 2019

by William Gourash, PhD, CRNP, and Karen Flanders, MSN, CNP, CBN Dr. Gourash is with Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ms. Flanders is with Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health Support Group Committee

An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health Support Group Committee

| September 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. A Message from the Column Editor: Dear Colleague, It seems like just yesterday we were in New Orleans, Louisiana, for ObesityWeek 2016, and here we are now on the doorsteps of ObesityWeek 2017. The ASMBS […]

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An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health President

An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health President

| May 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Karen Flanders, MSN, CNP, CBN Winchester Hospital, Winchester, Massachusetts; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health President by Karen Flanders, MSN, […]

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The ASMBS Preliminary Evaluation into Bariatric Specific Credentialing/Certification for  PAs, NPs, and CNSs

The ASMBS Preliminary Evaluation into Bariatric Specific Credentialing/Certification for PAs, NPs, and CNSs

| December 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Karen Flanders, MSN, CNP, CBN Winchester Hospital, Winchester, Massachusetts; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: The ASMBS Preliminary Evaluation into Bariatric Specific Credentialing/Certification for PAs, NPs, and […]

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ObesityWeek 2016: Sessions Designed for the Integrated Health Audience

| October 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, Maryland; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: ObesityWeek 2016: Sessions Designed for the […]

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Update on the Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN®) Certification Program: Revision of the Bariatric Nurse Practice Analysis

Update on the Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN®) Certification Program: Revision of the Bariatric Nurse Practice Analysis

| August 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, Maryland; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: Update on the Certified Bariatric Nurse […]

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Moving: The New Exercise Prescription

Moving: The New Exercise Prescription

| January 1, 2015

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, Maryland; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: Moving: The New Exercise Prescription by […]

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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Support of Bariatric Surgery Patients: The Impact of the 2013 Update on the Role of Psychology

| December 10, 2014

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre de Grace, Maryland; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Support […]

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The Impact of Changes in the Diagnosis of Binge Eating Disorder

| November 26, 2013

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Karen Schulz, RN, CBN, MSN President of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. This Month: The Impact of Changes in the […]

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Concerns about Psychological Evaluations for Bariatric Surgery Patients

| September 23, 2013

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor and Interviewer: Karen Schulz, RN, APN President of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS; Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio This month: An Interview with Dene Berman, PhD, ABPP […]

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