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We will review current weight loss medications and application in practice. We will discuss when and how to start medication in both pre and post op surgical patients. Providers will get information on implementing a Back on Track Program and combining a surgical and medical weight loss program for optimal patient care.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify practical use of weight loss medications in the bariatric patient.
  2. Identify when to consider an AOM in a surgical patient.
  3. List strategies to implement program components in your practice

8:00am Introduction
Sarah E Muntel, RD
8:05am Real World Use of Weight Loss Medications
Jeanne Hutson, MPH MSN NP
8:25am When and how to start weight loss medication in the surgical patient
Myungwon Chang, MD MPH FACS
8:45am Making Medical Weight Loss and Back on Track work in your practice
Sarah E Muntel, RD
9:05am Patient Scenarios/Panel All
9:30am Adjourn