Masters Course in Behavioral Health: Session I – Preoperative Issues

Monday, November 11, 2013 | EST

Location: A315-A316

Course Co-Directors: Janelle Coughlin, PhD; Kelli Friedman, PhD; Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD; James E. Mitchell, MD; David B. Sarwer, PhD; Meg H. Zeller, PhD

CE Credits Available: 4.0

Course Overview and Target Audience

The Behavioral Health Course provides an overview of the psychological and behavioral issues of bariatric surgery patients both before and after surgery.  The course is designed for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed counselors and other mental and medical health professionals who work with bariatric surgery patients. This educational content is determined to be of an intermediate/advanced level.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the psychological and behavioral issues commonly present in candidates for bariatric surgery
  • Describe the cognitive, emotional and behavioral changes that patients experience following a surgical weight loss procedure
  • Evaluate the role of the mental health professional on the bariatric surgical team
  • Explain some of the professional and ethical issues that arise in the treatment of the bariatric surgery patient

Continuing Education Information:

Satisfactory Completion
Participants must complete an evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available.

Psychologists
This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Maximum of 10.5 hours.

Social Workers
This course has been submitted for review to NASW in Washington, DC.

Nurses
Nursing credits, up to 4.0 CE credits, are provided by Taylor College, Los Angeles, California (possibly may or may not be accepted for national certification).

Outline

Time Topic Faculty
8:00am A-101-BH: BARI-ACTIVE: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF A PREOPERATIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION TO INCREASE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS
Dale Bond, PhD;
JeannineGiovanni, MD;
John Jakicic, PhD;
Dieter Pohl, MD;
G. Roye, MD;
Beth Ryder, MD;
Jennifer Trautvetter;
Graham Thomas, PhD;
Sivamainthan Vithiananthan, MD;
Jessica Unick, PhD;
Rena Wing, PhD
8:20am A-102-BH: DISTRESS CORRELATES AND OVERALL FUNCTIONING IN BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS WITH NIGHT EATING SYNDROME
Megan Lavery, PsyD;
Yossef S. Ben-Porath, PhD;
Ryan J. Marek, BS;
Julie M. Merrell, PhD;
Kathleen R. Ashton, PhD;
Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD
8:40am A-103-BH: BIPOLAR DISORDER SYMPTOMS IN PATIENTS SEEKING BARIATRIC SURGERY AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO UNDERGOING BARIATRIC SURGERY
Karen Grothe, PhD, ABPP, LP;
Mark Frye, MD;
Sarah Kalsy, MA, LP;
Michael G. Sarr, MD;
Manpreet S. Mundi, MD;
Jennifer Geske, MA;
Matthew Clark, PhD;
Susan Himes, PhD
9:00am A-104-BH: FOOD CRAVINGS IN INDIVIDUALS SEEKING BARIATRIC SURGERY VS. BEHAVIORAL OBESITY TREATMENT
Hollie Raynor, PhD;
Matthew Mancini, MD;
Dale S. Bond, PhD;
Gregory J. Mancini, MD
9:20am A-105-BH: VERBAL ABUSE: A RISK FACTOR FOR DEPRESSION IN PRE-SURGICAL EVALUATIONS
Jessica Salwen, MA;
Dina Vivian, PhD;
K. Daniel O'Leary, PhD;
Aurora D. Pryor, MD;
Genna Hymowitz, PhD
9:40am A-106-BH: AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF RATES OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN BARIATRIC SURGERY CANDIDATES USING STRUCTURED INTERVIEWS
James Mitchell, MD;
Sarah Malik, MD;
Scott G. Engel, PhD;
Steve Wonderlich, PhD
10:00am QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION
10:15am BREAK
10:45am PANEL: CLINICAL DILEMMAS IN THE PRE-SURGICAL PSYCHOSOCIAL EVALUATION AND BEYOND: WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Stephanie Sogg, PhD;
Rachel Goldman, PhD;
Kelli Friedman, PhD;
Lisa West-Smith, PhD LCSW
12:00pm ADJOURN