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Care of Clients with Bariatric Needs for Allied Health Professionals

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour
Provider
RDNS & RSL Care

Course Summary

As obesity, and obesity related health issues become more prevalent in our healthcare services, it is vital that nurses and caregivers develop an understanding of the clinical, psychological and practical aspects of providing high quality healthcare services to bariatric clients. This course presents a unique opportunity to develop your understanding of: what bariatric care is, societal views on morbid obesity and implications for care, the psychology of obesity, interacting with clients respectfully, the physiological impacts of obesity, food literacy, medication and surgical options, and manual handling considerations. This vital knowledge for nurses and health professionals.

Course Description

As obesity, and obesity related health issues become more prevalent in our healthcare services, it is vital that nurses and caregivers develop an understanding of the clinical, psychnological and practical aspects of providing high quality healthcare services to bariatric clients.

This course presents a unique opportunity to develop your understanding of: what bariatric care is, societal views on morbid obesity and implications for care, the psychology of obesity, interacting with clients respectfully, the physiological impacts of obesity, food literacy, medication and surgical options, and manual handling considerations.

This vital knowledge for nurses and health professionals.

Background
This course has been developed by the Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) in partnership with HealthTimes. RDNS is Australia’s oldest provider of home nursing and health care services, And are experts in the provision of a range of specialist care services.

Delivery
Title
Care of Clients with Bariatric Needs for Allied Health Professionals
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1 hour
CPD Points
1
Price
42.90
Location
Online
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Price:
$42.90
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