Integrated Health Nutrition Session II

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 | EST

Location: A313

Director: Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD

Co-Directors: Julie Parrott, MS, RD, CPT, and Margaret Furtado, MS, RD, LDN

CME Credits Available: 4.0

Course Overview and Target Audience

This course contains more detailed information regarding complications as well as detailed nutritional information for the optimal outcome of the bariatric surgery patients. The target audience is ideally a more experienced dietician and other healthcare practitioners involved with bariatric surgery patients.

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the mechanisms and nutritional/physiological impact of small bowel bacterial overgrowth (SBBO), as well as diagnostic and treatment options for the bariatric patient
  • Describe pancreatic dysfunction among post-bariatric patients including reactive hypoglycemia and Nesidioblastosis
  • Describe how Nutrition-Focused Physical Assessment (NFPA) can help to identify micronutrient deficiencies
  • Describe key issues involved in nutrition supplementation and management of the post-bariatric patient


Time Topic Faculty
8:05am Introduction
Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD
8:05am Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth and Nutrition Implications
Timothy R. Koch, MD
9:00am Pancreatic Dysfunction: Nesidioblastosis, Reactive Hypoglycemia
Ross L. McMahon, MD
Danielle DeKay, RD, CD
9:45am Break
10:00am Nutrition-Focused Physical Assessment (NFPA): Enhancing Your Skill for Improved Patient Outcomes
Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD
11:00am Dietary Supplements: What the Practitioner Should Know
Lingtak-Neander Chan, PharmD, BCNSP
11:55am Closing Remarks
Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, CD
12:00pm Adjourn