Become A Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE)Thursday, May 11, 2017
Are you a Canadian allied health professional who wants to take your obesity management skills to the next level?
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:
- American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM)
- Advanced Obesity Management Program
- Specialist Certification of Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE)
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