This session is for dietitians interested in supporting clients/patients that have undergone bariatric surgery regardless if working in clinical or community settings. Using a Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NPFE) nutrition assessment protocol, Jennifer Brown reviews indicators of vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which vitamin/mineral supplements are commonly needed, and what the updated ASMBS Nutrition Guidelines suggest for treating post-operative micronutrient deficiencies. Case-studies and practice scenarios are essential features of this presentation.
Date of presentation: June 2019, DC National Conference
Speaker: Jennifer Brown MSc RD is a registered dietitian with the Ottawa Hospital Bariatric Centre of Excellence in Ottawa ON. She specializes in bariatric nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, appetite regulation and the pathophysiology of weight change while using non-weight goals to support individuals before and after bariatric surgery
- Video presentation (70 minutes) with the presentation slides and handouts (pdf)
- Audio file (mp3 file)
Cost: $19.95 for members; $24.95 for non-members; $14.95 for students