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Bariatric Endoscopy: Accelerate Your Practice (On-Demand) | June 2019
Availability of On-Demand Course
The on-demand version of this course will be available July 3, 2019. If you'd prefer to attend the live event, click here to register.
Description
As bariatric endoscopy becomes main stream and the number of FDA-approved devices and procedures continues to grow, the time has come to incorporate weight management and endoscopic bariatric therapy into your practice. This on-demand course will bring you up to date in the world of bariatric endoscopy, discuss practice integration and development, and provide hands-on experience from experts in the field. If you are looking to establish and operate an endoscopic weight management practice or simply want to add these capabilities to your existing practice, this is an ideal course for you. Get up-to-speed on everything you need to know AND gain hands-on experience from experts in the field.

WHY YOU SHOULD PARTICIPATE
This recorded course features experts in the area of endoluminal endoscopic weight loss procedures who will provide participants with the latest information on endoscopic bariatric therapies and how to incorporate them into your practice.

Didactic presentations will include:
  • A comprehensive review of clinically available primary endoluminal endoscopic weight loss procedures
  • An update on the primary weight loss procedures anticipated to become available in the US
  • Revisional interventions for added weight loss after surgery
  • Management of bariatric surgical adverse outcomes
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize appropriate indications and therapeutic options for the endoscopic management of obesity and adverse events of bariatric surgery
  • Compare and contrast the current outcomes in endoluminal endoscopic weight loss therapy with each other as well as compared to pharmacotherapy and bariatric surgery
  • Demonstrate skills to perform endoluminal primary bariatric procedures and secondary or revisional procedures
  • Apply endoscopic techniques for the treatment of obesity and complications of bariatric surgery
Target Audience
This course is intended for endoscopists who are integrating bariatric endoscopy into their practice or are affiliated with an established bariatric program.
Course Directors
Nitin Kumar, MD
Hospital Sisters Health System
Effingham, IL

Erik B. Wilson, MD
University of Texas Health
Houston, TX


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Hardware/Software Requirements
Windows Requirements: 
Operating system: Windows 7+ 
Browser: Internet Explorer 8+, Firefox 10+, Google Chrome 10+ 
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection 
Flash: Adobe® Flash® Player 12+ 

Macintosh Requirements: 
Operating system: Mac OS X 10.6.8+ 
Browser: Mozilla Firefox 10+, Safari 5+, Google Chrome 10+ 
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection
Flash: Adobe® Flash® Player 12+
Contact Information
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $700.00
Non-Member: $800.00
Credit Offered: 5.75 CME Credits
5.75 Participation Credits
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