Masters Course in Behavioral Health: Session II – Postoperative Issues

Tuesday, November 12, 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-107-BH: COURSE OF DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT IN THE LONGITUDINAL ASSESSMENT OF BARIATRIC SURGERY (LABS-2) COHORT
James Mitchell, MD;
Wendy C. King, PhD;
Dave Flum, MD;
Luis Garcia, MD FACS;
William Inabet, MD;
Melissa A. Kalarchian, MS, PhD;
Saurabh Khandelwal, MD;
Marsha D. Marcus, PhD;
John R. Pender, MD;
Beth A. Schrope, MD;
Jia-Yuh Chen, MS;
Bruce M. Wolfe, MD;
Gladys W. Strain, PhD;
Michael J. Devlin, MD
8:20am A-108-BH: CHANGES IN SEXUAL FUNCTIONING AND SEX HORMONES IN MEN WHO UNDERGO BARIATRIC SURGERY
David Sarwer, PhD;
Jacqueline C. Spitzer;
Thomas A. Wadden, PhD;
Raymond C. Rosen, PhD;
Kathy Lancaster, BA;
Anita P. Courcoulas, MD MPH;
William F. Gourash, MSN, CRNP;
Nicholas J. Christian, PhD
8:40am A-109-BH: RELATIONS BETWEEN DEPRESSION, EATING BEHAVIOR AND WEIGHT LOSS AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY
Marie Pigeyre, MD, PHD;
Pauline Camard;
Aurelie Lochon;
Anne Pleuvret;
Alexandre Patrice;
Helene Verkindt;
Robert Caiazzo, MD;
Monique Romon, MD, PhD;
Francois Pattou, MD, PhD
9:00am A-110-BH: TWO YEAR FOLLOW UP OF THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTS OF ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS, SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY, AND THE ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BAND ON QUALITY OF LIFE
Krista Castleberry, LCSW;
Keith C. Kim, MD, FACS;
Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD;
9:20am A-111-BH: FEASIBILITY OF ECOLOGICAL MOMENTARY ASSESSMENT TO CHARACTERIZE ADOLESCENT POSTOPERATIVE DIET AND ACTIVITY PATTERNS FOLLOWING WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY
Megan Ratcliff, PhD, MPH;
Meg H. Zeller, PhD;
Thomas H. Inge, MD;
Kathleen B. Hrovat, MS, RD, LD;
Avani C. Modi, PhD
9:40am A-112-BH: ADVANCES IN BEHAVIORAL WEIGHT-CONTROL TECHNOLOGY: IMPLICATIONS FOR ADJUNCTIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS IN THE BARIATRIC SURGERY POPULATION
Graham Thomas, PhD;
Dale S. Bond, PhD;
David B. Sarwer, PhD
10:00am QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION
10:15am BREAK
10:45am PANEL: Cultural Competence and Bariatric Surgery: Culturally Sensitive Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Bariatric Surgery Candidates
Kathleen Ashton, PhD;
Kristen Limbach, PhD;
Janelle Coughlin, PhD ;
Dorienna Alfred, PhD;
Julie Merrell, PhD;
Karen B. Grothe, PhD, ABPP, LP
12:00pm ADJOURN