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Bariatric Surgery Aftercare: Opportunities for Health Coaches and Personal Trainers (Recorded Webinar)

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM 1.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains:
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Bariatric surgeons in the United States are performing about 160,000 weight-loss operations a year, which many in the medical weight-loss community consider to be the most effective treatment for obesity.  In this webinar led by behavioral psychologist Dr. Michael Mantell, you will learn to understand the different types of bariatric procedures, how to determine who may be an appropriate candidate, how well the surgeries work, and the aftercare programming necessary following the operation. Position yourself as a member of the multidisciplinary health-care team by learning to understand and successfully network with bariatric surgeons and their practices.

You will learn:

  • To understand of indications for bariatric surgery and the various types of surgeries
  • How to help physically, cognitively and emotionally prepare clients for surgery
  • To assist clients and bariatric surgery centers in aftercare recovery programs including
  • Networking strategies to help you connect with bariatric surgeons and National Surgery Centers of Excellence
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