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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of BT

| April 1, 2019

John M. Morton, MD, MPH Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Chair, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), American College of Surgeons, Past President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the April 2019 issue of Bariatric Times. This month, in “Raising the Standard,” Petrick and […]

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Preparing for Rare Complications in Clinical Practice

Preparing for Rare Complications in Clinical Practice

| April 1, 2019

By Christopher Still D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, This month, we are pleased to present another module in our Integrated Health Continuing […]

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Rhabdomyolysis Following Bariatric Surgery—Nursing Accredited

Rhabdomyolysis Following Bariatric Surgery—Nursing Accredited

| April 1, 2019

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions To access post-test and obtain credit, visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-April2019 (This activity is approved for nurses only). Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by April 1, 2020. Participants must answer at least 70% of the […]

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Process Improvement: A Case Study Utilizing Pain Management Guidelines in the Care of Patients Following Bariatric Surgery

Process Improvement: A Case Study Utilizing Pain Management Guidelines in the Care of Patients Following Bariatric Surgery

| April 1, 2019

by Patti Murray, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, RN-BC, and Donna Barker, MS, ANP-BC, RN-BC Ms. Murray is a nurse practitioner at Charlotte Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ms. Barker is a pain nurse practitioner from Lake Barrington, Illinois. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content […]

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Raising the Standard: Team-based Care: Enhanced Recovery in Bariatric Surgery

Raising the Standard: Team-based Care: Enhanced Recovery in Bariatric Surgery

| April 1, 2019

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Quality Director at Geisinger Surgical Institute and Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery for Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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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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Prescribing Controlled Substances: Managing the Risk

Prescribing Controlled Substances: Managing the Risk

| April 1, 2019

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is Vice President, Risk Management at PRMS, Inc. in Arlington, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Reprinted with permission from Innov Clin Neurosci. 2018;15(3–4):47–51. © Copyright Matrix Medical Communications, 2018. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| April 1, 2019

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4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma

| April 1, 2019

For Immediate Release – April 4, 2019 Contact: Rachel Zeevy; Kenes Group rzeevy@kenes.com Tel: +972-52-5884470 4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Focuses on Barriers to Utilization of Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery and Hosts the First-Ever Joint Consensus Conference on Obesity & Diabetes Stigma 45 Leading Global Societies and 90 World-Renowned Experts to Gather […]

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April 2019 Digital Edition

April 2019 Digital Edition

| April 1, 2019

Click the cover below to access the April 2019 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

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