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Practical Approaches to Obesity Management




Four Points by Sheraton
285 King St., E., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3B1, Canada
Fee: $50.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed.

*Online registration is now closed.  If you are interested in attending the Practical Approaches to Obesity Management program you are welcome to register at the door on Wednesday.  

Practical Approaches to Obesity ManagementReduced registration for Residents: $15.00

At the end of this program the participant will better assess, manage and refer their patients living with obesity.

Credits: This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Queen's University for up to 3.75 Mainpro+ credits.  This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is approved by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Queen's University.  You may claim a maximum of 3.75 hours.

*In an effort to switch to a “less paper” program, the presentations will be available online under the program in your Program Centre account rather than being printed. 


Introduction & Case

David Barber, MD, CCFP Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University

“Why Blame Has No Place in Medicine”

Yoni Freedhoff, MD, CCFP, Medical Director, Bariatric Medical Institute; Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Approach to History

Robyn Houlden, MD, FRCPC Prof., Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Queen’s University

Managing Diet in Obesity

Ryan Stallard, RD, CBE, SCOPE, Certified Bariatric Educator, Medical Obesity Management Bariatric Surgery, Bariatric Centre of Excellence (BCoE), Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston Health Sciences

Weight Management Medications

Robert Dent, MDCM FRCP(C) Founder of the weight management Clinic, Ottawa Hospital, with an academic appointment in Internal Medicine and Division of Endocrinology, University of Ottawa

Exercise Break + Booth Time

Alyssa Muchmore, BPHE, BScN, Athletics & Recreation Centre, Queen's Univ.

Physical Activity

Louise de Lannoy, 4th year PhD. Candidate, Dr. Robert Ross Group, Queen’s Univ., Co-Chair of the Exercise is Medicine Canada, Queen’s Univ.
Stephanie Flood, MSc. Physical Activity Counselling Instructor at SKHS, Co-Chair of the Exercise is Medicine Canada, Queen’s Univ.

Psychological Aspects of Weight Management

Hannah Marchand, Ph.D.,C.Psych, Hotel Dieu Hospital Bariatric Centre of Excellence, Kingston

Surgical Management

Boris Zevin, MD, PhD, FRCSC Assistant Professor & Medical Education Scholar, Department of Surgery, Queen's University

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