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Hill-Rom® Clinical Resource Center

Helping you implement evidence-based programs with connected technologies

Hill-Rom® Clinical Resource Center

Continuing Education

Bariatrics: A New & Growing Challenge

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CE Credit Hours


Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the overweight and obesity epidemic as identified by the CDC,
  • Describe the statistical data available regarding population trends related to overweight and obesity,
  • Calculate sample Body Mass Index
  • Identify the various classifications of overweight/obesity by BMI as identified by the World Health Organization
  • Identify and discuss the various co-morbid conditions associated with overweight/obesity
  • Discuss the various modes of etiology of obesity
  • Identify and discuss the two types of bariatric patients and how their care might differ
  • Discuss the various surgical procedures available for bariatric patients
  • Identify and discuss the challenges that bariatric patients present to healthcare workers and strategies to overcome these challenges
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