REHB009 - Challenges for the Bariatric Resident

$19.00
SKU
012-REHB009

This course examines the epidemic of obesity in the United States and the challenges that face the bariatric client. Before completing this course, you should complete the courses DMGT004 - Understanding Obesity and DMGT003 - Obesity Among Older Americans.

This course examines the epidemic of obesity in the United States and the challenges that face the bariatric client. Before completing this course, you should complete the courses DMGT004 - Understanding Obesity and DMGT003 - Obesity Among Older Americans.

Learning objectives:

  1. Define bariatrics; 
  2. Explain the difference between overweight and obesity; 
  3. Explain the prevalence of obesity in the U.S. and its direct cost to the U.S. Health care system; 
  4. Identify the major challenges that face the bariatric client; 
  5. Explain the importance of addressing skin and wound care issues for the bariatric client; 
  6. Explain why a global assessment approach can work best at addressing a bariatric client's needs.

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.

 

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