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Become A Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE)



Congratulations to the Canadian Obesity Network’s first batch of Certified Bariatric Educators, 5th Canadian Obesity Summit, Banff, AB

Are you a Canadian allied health professional who wants to take your obesity management skills to the next level?

Then you may be interested in the new Certified Bariatric Educator program launched by the Canadian Obesity Network at the recent 5th Canadian Obesity Summit.

The Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE)  designation will signify specialized knowledge in the principles of obesity management and will distinguish an allied healthcare professional as having achieved competency in obesity management and bariatric care.

Certification is open to all Canadian allied healthcare professionals who are currently working or interested in working in bariatric medicine looking to gain the expertise, necessary tools, and strategies to approach, assess and manage patients with obesity.

Candidates will need to successfully complete one of following (or a comparable) courses:

Have at least 700 hours of practical experience related to obesity management within a medical or allied healthcare professional setting and a letter from the employer.

Carry an active healthcare practitioner license in good standing.

And score at least 80% in an online exam.

For more details on becoming a Certified Bariatric Educator – click here

@DrSharma
Edmonton, CA

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  1. I am up in yellowknife and would love more information.

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