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164318 - North Shore: Managing obesity A multidisciplinary approach

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An opportunity for GPs and their colleagues to discuss managing obesity with a multidisciplinary approach and explore ways of improving the quality of patient care

Relevance to General Practice

"GPs are generally the first port of call in the Australian healthcare system. 

Problem/s managed by GPs may (at times) be limited to the level of a presenting symptom. At each patient encounter, up to four problems could be recorded by the GP. The range of problems managed at the encounter often crosses multiple body systems and may include undiagnosed symptoms, psychosocial problems or chronic disease, which makes the designation of a principal diagnosis difficult. 

General Practice Activity in Australia, 2013-2014, Family Medical Research Centre, General Practice Series, No. 36, BEACH."

Learning outcomes
  • Identify morbidities associated with obesity
  • Discuss role of new pharmacotherapy in weight management
  • Outline indications for bariatric surgery, surgical options and outcomes
  • Implement nutrition care pathway for patients considering bariatric surgery
  • Delivery
    Title
    164318 - North Shore: Managing obesity A multidisciplinary approach
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    24-Jul-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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