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185613 - Managing Obesity from a Primary Care Perspective

  • : Online

The aim of this activity is to discuss the major issues around obesity management. Pathophysiology, the role of surgery, management of the patient after surgery, the role of medication in management and how to prescribe and monitor the different medications available will be covered.

Relevance to General Practice

Australia as one of the highest incidences of obesity in the world and it is increasing. It is the greatest contributing factor to a burden of chronic disease in Australia. Prevention is failing, as there is a poor understanding of the determinants in our community about the pathophysiology of Obesity.

Learning outcomes
  • Understand that obesity is a systemic disease with a metabolic pathology
  • Discuss the benefit of early intervention
  • Identify the treatment options available
  • Prescribe medical options with confidence
  • Practice quality management of Bariatric Surgical patients in the longer term
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Ways in which health can be optimised and maintained are communicated to patients, family members and carers

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Continuity of care promotes quality and safety

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • The patterns and prevalence of disease are incorporated into screening and management practices

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Professional knowledge and skills are reviewed and developed

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    Partnering organisations

    Obesity Surgery WA

    Activity sponsor

    Medtronic

    This activity is also available on these dates

    29/04/2020

    Blue Water Grill; 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/a-bariatric-evening-over-dinner-tickets-90621406065

    15/04/2020

    Blue Water Grill; 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/a-bariatric-evening-over-dinner-tickets-90621406065

    26/02/20 20

    Blue Water Grill; 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/a-bariatric-evening-over-dinner-tickets-90621406065

    12/02/ 2020

    Blue Water Grill; 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/a-bariatric-evening-over-dinner-tickets-90621406065

    Delivery
    Title
    185613 - Managing Obesity from a Primary Care Perspective
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    3 hours
    Start Date
    04-Mar-2020
    CPD Points
    6 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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