Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
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The authors, editor, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
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This continuing nursing educational (CNE) activity is designed for nurses and other health care professionals who are interested in postoperative care of bariatric surgical patients. After studying the information presented in this article, the nurse will be able to:
List inclusion criteria for and types of bariatric surgery.
Describe potential postoperative complications following bariatric surgery.
Discuss emergency care, interventions, and postoperative nursing considerations related to bariatric surgery.