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2011 AMSN Convention

222 - Bariatrics: Understanding the Extent of the Problem


Sep 10, 2011 11:00am ‐ Sep 10, 2011 12:15pm


Price: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Description

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It is a complex disease affected by behavioral, environmental, socioeconomical, cultural, and genetic factors. This session reviewa current research, clinical guidelines, pathophysiology, obesity-specific comorbidities, caregiver safety, bariatric equipment, and nursing management.

Contact Hours available through: 9/11/2013

Speaker(s):

  • Antoinette Falker, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC, CMSRN, CBN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
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