8th Annual New England Bariatric Dietitian Conference

Springfield, MA US
June 7, 2019

Date & Location:

Friday, June 7, 2019   The Chestnut Conference Center, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goal:

The goal of this educational activity is support safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, equitable and compassionate care.

Provided by:

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This program was designed for dietitians, psychologists, social workers, primary care providers, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and medical assistants whose practice involves the care and treatment of weight loss patients through surgery or medical modalities.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 7.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
02/13/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
06/07/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/07/2019 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule 

7:30  Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits 
  
    Introduction
    Kim Estremera, MS RD, LDN*
    Lead Bariatric Dietitian
    Baystate Medical Center
  
8:00   Revision and Beyond
    George Orthopoulos, MD, PhD*
  
9:00   Current State of Weight Loss Medicines
    Talal Kahn, MD*
  
9:45   Refreshment Break and Exhibits
  
10:00   Safe Physical Activity Guidelines for the Bariatric Patient
    Sarah Bozzuto, PT, DPT, CMT*
  
11:00   Beyond the Scale
    Angela Fitch, MD
  
12:00   Lunch and Exhibits
  
12:45   How to Stop Saying the Word No One Wants to Hear
    Leslie Smith Frank, PA-C*
  
2:15   Healthy Pregnancy after Bariatric Surgery
    Marissa Chiapperino, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, CDE, CNSC*
    Lindsay Pasdera, MS, RDN, CSOWM, LDN, CDE*
  
3:15   Refreshment Break and Exhibits
  
3:30   Asking Why (Round table discussion)
    Nicole Knee, RD, MPH*
    Kim Estremera, MS, RD, LDN*
  
4:30   Adjourn
Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity. 

Members of the faculty or planning committee marked by an asterisk (*) for this educational event have no commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients.  

Dr. Angela Fitch is a consultant for SetPointHealth and Dr. John Romanelli (planner) is a consultant for Medtronic.

Baystate Medical Center
Chestnut Conference Center
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Faculty

Sarah Bozzuto, PT, DPT, CMT*
Physical Therapist
Hartford Healthcare

Marissa Chiapperino, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, CDE, CNSC*
Registered Dietitian
Holyoke Medical Center

Angela Fitch, MD
Assistant in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Director
MGH

Talal Kahn, MD*
Bariatric Medicine
Baystate Medical Center

Nicole Knee, RD, MPH*
Dietitian
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Georgios Orthopoulos, MD, PhD*
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellow
Baystate Medical Center

Lindsay Pasdera, MS, RDN, CSOWM, LDN, CDE*
Bariatric Dietitian
Holyoke Medical Center

Leslie Smith Frank, PA-C*
Adjunct Faculty, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Adjunct Faculty, Brown University
Instructor MBSR

Planners

Kim Estremera, MS, RD, LDN*
Lead Bariatric Dietitian
Baystate Medical Center

Cecilia Poirier, BSN, RN*
Patient Coordinator, Bariatrics
Baystate General Surgery

John Romanelli, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery
Baystate Medical Center


*Nothing to disclose

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

Members of the faculty or planning committee marked by an asterisk (*) for this educational event have no commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients.  

Dr. Angela Fitch is a consultant for SetPointHealth and Dr. John Romanelli is a consultant for Medtronic.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 7.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/13/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$25.00
Please login or register to take this course.
In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Tue, 12/31/2019 - 11:30pm

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

Specific Aids or Services:
Please call Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 if, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you require specific aids or services during your visit to this continuing education program.