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Hands-On Obesity Training in The Bariatric Simulation Suite, Edmonton, May 24, 2016



bariatric patient in bedLater this month, the Canadian Obesity Network, in partnership with the University of Alberta’s Health Sciences Education and Research Commons, will once again be offering its one-day, intensive hands-on Obesity Certification Program for health professionals.

As on previous occasions, this course offers an immersive educational experience on practical aspects of obesity management and the role of interprofessional bariatric care.

The practical course provides a hands-on  learning experience with standardised patients and includes experiential learning  in challenges people living with obesity face in their home and clinical settings.

These include exercises in the Bariatric Speciality Care Suite and Smart Condo.

Group size is limited, but a few spots remain.

More information is available here.

@DrSharma
Vancouver, BC

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