An Update on Adolescent Bariatric Surgery

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Starts On: 7/1/2019: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 6/30/2020: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 1.25
Description:

Faculty

Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose.

Baddr A. Shakhsheer, MD
Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose.

Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, Pediatric Early Bird Rounds, June 14, 2019, which is supported by St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Planning Committee

Christine M. Hrach, MD
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.

Paula Murphy, RN, BSN, MBA
Current Position: Senior Physician Liaison
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.

Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Review trends and risks for the disease obesity
  • Discuss indications for adolescent bariatric surgery
  • Discuss types of adolescent bariatric surgery
  • Review outcomes and adverse events following adolescent bariatric surgery
Additional Information:
Target Audience: This course is designed for Pediatricians, family and emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals who encounter pediatric patients in a health care setting.

Publication Date: July 1, 2019
Expiration Date: June 30, 2020

Accreditation Information:
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit available for this activity:
Credit Statement:
American Medical Association (AMA Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 ANCC contact hours.
References:
  • www.stateofobesity.org/states/mo
  • Cunningham et al, N Engl J Med. 2014;370(5):403
  • Danielsson et al. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(12):1103
  • Pratt JSA, et al. ASMBS pediatr metabolic and bariatric surgery guidelines, 2018. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 Jul;14(7):882-902
  • Paulus GF et al. Bariatric surgery in morbidly obese adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obes Surg. 2015 May;25(5):860-78
Disclosure Information: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations. Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

Presenters are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients. All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests.

These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters. The presenters' views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, is the provider for CME credits.
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