Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe recommendations for opioid use for bariatric surgery patients
  2. Explain medical management of chronic disease post bariatric surgery
  3. Discuss interdisciplinary considerations for patients who use tobacco or cannabis prior to surgery

1:15pm Welcome
Kelli Friedman, PhD; Connie Klein, NP CBN
1:20pm Where Are We Now? Hot New Diet Trends
Lynn Bolduc, MS RD LD CDE
1:45pm Telemedicine: Pros and Cons in a Bariatric Surgery Practice
Angela Fitch, MD
2:10pm Debate: Duodenal Switch - Durability or Diarrhea
Raul Rosenthal, MD; Michel Gagner, MD
2:40pm Opioids and bariatric surgery: Review & recommendations
Leslie Heinberg, PhD
3:15pm Break
3:45pm Managing Patients with Addictions Before & After Bariatric Surgery
Stephanie Sogg, PhD
4:10pm Medical Management of Chronic Disease Post Bariatric Surgery.
April Smith, PharmD
4:35pm Interdisciplinary Panel Discussions: Smokables and Bariatric Surgery (Cigarettes, e-cigs, Hookah, Cannabis)
Lisa West-Smith, PhD LISW-S; Richard Peterson, MD MPH FACS FASMBS; Karen Flanders, MSN CNP CBN; Scott Schimpke, MD
4:55pm Wrap up and Question & Answer
Kelli Friedman, PhD; Connie Klein, NP CBN
5:00pm Adjourn