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Bariatric Surgery Update - CE267-60
Bariatric Surgery Update

CE267-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
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The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses, occupational therapists, and physical therapists with an overview of the care of patients who have had bariatric surgery. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Differentiate between surgical options available for severely obese individuals
  • Identify psychosocial and quality-of-life issues impacting patients before and after bariatric surgery
  • List metabolic and physiological considerations nurses must be aware of when caring for patients after bariatric surgery

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physical therapists, and occupational therapists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/17/2019

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