2019 Obesity and Bariatric Update: Battle of the Bayou Bulge

2019 Obesity and Bariatric Update: Battle of the Bayou Bulge

Obesity is highly prevalent and associated with a host of complications that increase the cost and complexity of care for patients who have it. This conference will increase knowledge of evaluating these complicated patients in order to improve clinical care and thus improve clinical outcomes both in terms of morbidity and mortality as well as quality of life indices.

Topics

  • Dietary and Nutrition Management
  • Update on Diets
  • Post Bariatric Surgery Psychologic Profiling
  • Physical therapy and Exercise as Management
  • Update on Metabolic Surgery
  • Postoperative Medical Care
  • Behavioral Obesity Interventions
  • Case Discussions
  • And more!

Hotel Information

Brent House

Adjacent to Ochsner Medical Center, Brent House is the ideal lodging space for your stay away from home. Whether you are here to be near loved ones, host a business meeting or indulge in the culture of New Orleans, there is room for you here.


Accreditation
The Ochsner Clinic Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation
The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please note: Refunds will not be issued after any conference has begun. For refunds to be made in advance of a conference please contact ktschirn@ochsner.org. All refunds must be made 24 hrs. in advance of the specified conference in order to be able to process accordingly. Please be aware that all refunds are subject to cancellation charges which vary dependent upon the specified conference.