After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the roles of the members of the healthcare team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
2. Describe the history of weight loss surgery, with an explanation of how we evolved to current procedures
3. Review the current weight loss procedures in common practice with outcomes and expectations discussed
4. Indentify the future of weight loss surgery and to understand how it might change current practice
5. Demonstrate awareness of the use of bariatric surgery as a treatment option for adolescents with morbid obesity
6. Describe the clinical outcomes of bariatic surgery in adolescents
7. Explain the criteria for participation in a bariatric surgery program and pre operative requirements in adolescents


John Romanelli MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

Rushika Conroy MD 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Children's Hospital 

Dr. John Romanelli  is a consultant and speaker for Covedian.

Session date: 
05/07/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Chestnut 1A/B
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 2.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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