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This symposium will offer information on how to better support patients who experience complications post-bariatric surgery.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe common post-operative surgical complications
  2. Use evidence based strategies to effectively support patients with post-operative comlications from a medical, nutritional, and psychological perspective.
  3. Teach patients about maintaining motivation and when to seek support if they are struggling with post-operative complications.

3:45pm Managing Surgical Complications After Bariatric Surgery
Joshua D Pfeiffer, MD FACS FASMBS
4:10pm Managing Mental Health and Supporting Quality of Life After Bariatric Surgery
Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD MHPE
4:35pm Managing Nutrition Challenges After Bariatric Surgery
Liz Goldenberg, MPH RD
5:00pm Question and Answer
5:15pm Adjourn