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Description:

This session is for registered dietitians and health care providers interested in conducting nutrition assessments via tele-health. Participants will learn how to incorporate a Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NPFE) in video or telephone encounters; what vitamin and mineral deficiencies to watch for and the use of bariatric-specific vitamin/mineral supplements for preventing and treating micronutrient deficiencies after metabolic/bariatric surgery.  

Objective:

This session is for registered dietitians and health care providers interested in conducting nutrition assessments via tele-health. Participants will learn how to incorporate a Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NPFE) in video or telephone encounters; what vitamin and mineral deficiencies to watch for and the use of bariatric-specific vitamin/mineral supplements for preventing and treating micronutrient deficiencies after metabolic/bariatric surgery. Learning Outcomes: After this presentation, the attendee should be able to….

  1. Describe how a telehealth nutrition assessment is conducted with individuals that have undergone metabolic/bariatric surgery.
  2. Apply at least 1-2 Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) questions into telehealth nutrition assessments.
  3. Recognize barriers of telehealth nutrition assessments.
  4. Suggest vitamin/mineral supplementation for the prevention and treatment of deficiencies after bariatric surgery.

Agenda

Time Activity

7:00 pm - 7:05 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Speaker:

Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons
Medical Director Bariatric Surgical Program, Humber River Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor-Department of Medicine, Queen's University

Dr. Stephen Glazer holds certification in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine from the University of Toronto in Ontario. He is also certified as a specialist in Sleep Medicine through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He has a strong interest in perioperative risk assessment. 
Dr. Glazer is both a provincial and a national leader in Bariatric Medicine. In 2010, Dr. Glazer became the Medical Director for both the Bariatric Surgical and Medical Program at Humber River Hospital, a dedicated center of excellence for the management of Obesity in Ontario. He is an active board member of the Ontario Bariatric Network, sitting on numerous subcommittees, including being the Vice-Chair of the OBN Medical Program Task Force. He is involved in establishing the standards of care for patients in Ontario participating in both surgical and medical approaches for weight loss. In 2012, he was among one of the first Canadian physicians who successfully completed the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Certification examination and is a diplomat of the ABOM. 

In 2019, Dr. Glazer became the President of the  Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS), an national organization representing  Canadian specialists interested in the treatment of obesity for the purposes of  maintenance and improvement for the standards of Bariatric care in Canada, supporting both primary and continuing educational programs, knowledge, research and developing policies and new ideas in the areas of clinical care, education, and research in Bariatric Medicine and Surgery. 
Dr. Glazer participates in multiple clinical research projects and publications. He is the author of the Pre-Operative Management for Bariatric Surgery chapter for the 2020 Canadian Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines. His greatest enjoyment is teaching and interreacting with other health care providers via lecturing at conferences or other educational venues. His enthusiasm and passion for the field of Obesity Medicine and the care of patients living with obesity is blatantly obvious and he hopes infectious to others. 

7:05 pm - 7:45 pm

Adaptation of Nutrition Focused Physical Exam in Telehealth Post- Bariatric Surgery and the Role of Bariatric Vitamins

Speaker:

Speaker: Jennifer Brown, MSc, RD, CBE

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Speaker: Jennifer Brown, MSc, RD, CBE
Registered Dietitian | Dietetiste Professionnelle 
Chair, Bariatric Quality Improvement Committee
The Ottawa Hospital Bariatric Centre of Excellence

Jennifer is a registered dietitian and certified bariatric educator at the Ottawa Hospital Bariatric Centre of Excellence and a part-time consultant. She specializes in bariatric nutrition, including micronutrient deficiencies, the pathophysiology of weight change and appetite regulation while using weight-inclusive approaches to support individuals clinically appropriate for metabolic/bariatric surgery. Currently, Jennifer is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Obesity Canada and steering committee member on the James Lind Alliance (JLA) Obesity Care in Canada Priority Setting Partnership, which explores persons’ lived experiences and prioritizes uncertainties about obesity care in Canada. She was a steering committee member on the 2020 Canadian Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines, lead author of the Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Chapter of the CPGs, co-author on the European MNT Guidelines for Adult Obesity as well as an advisory member for the International Obesity CPG adaptation committee. Jennifer is involved in several working groups and advocacy efforts, including coordinating the Canadian Obesity Advocacy Network, contributing to a National Obesity Care Framework with Obesity Canada, and representing Canada at international policy and advocating networks. She is a chair and executive member of USA and Canadian dietetic groups and has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences/scientific meetings, university lectures and author of several publications. She is passionate about changing professional education and our healthcare system’s approach to how we understand and talk about weight, health, and nutrition.

7:45 pm - 8:05 pm

Question and Answer Period

Moderator:

Moderator: Roshni John, MSc, RD, CDE

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Moderator: Roshni John, MSc, RD, CDE
Registered Dietitian, Bariatric Clinic
Humber River Hospital

Ms. Roshni John is a Registered Dietitian and a member of the Dietitians of Canada and the College of Dietitians of Ontario. Roshni works with the Bariatric Program at Humber River Hospital, Ontario.  Roshni graduated from University of Mumbai, India with a Master’s Degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics in 1998. She is a Certified Bariatric Educator and a Certified Diabetes Educator. She also holds a Certification in Sports Nutrition from Sports Dietitians Australia.

Over the past 21 years, Roshni has worked in many different environments as a RD:  Bariatric Program, acute care hospital- Surgical Program, out-patient Diabetes Education Program, and long-term care facilities. Roshni also thoroughly enjoys her role as a preceptor for Dietetic Interns. Outside of work, Roshni loves travelling and camping with her husband, canning, baking, reading and is a proud pet parent to her dog ‘Truffles’.

8:05 pm - 8:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Speaker:

Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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speaker

Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons
Medical Director Bariatric Surgical Program, Humber River Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor-Department of Medicine, Queen's University

Dr. Stephen Glazer holds certification in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine from the University of Toronto in Ontario. He is also certified as a specialist in Sleep Medicine through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He has a strong interest in perioperative risk assessment. 
Dr. Glazer is both a provincial and a national leader in Bariatric Medicine. In 2010, Dr. Glazer became the Medical Director for both the Bariatric Surgical and Medical Program at Humber River Hospital, a dedicated center of excellence for the management of Obesity in Ontario. He is an active board member of the Ontario Bariatric Network, sitting on numerous subcommittees, including being the Vice-Chair of the OBN Medical Program Task Force. He is involved in establishing the standards of care for patients in Ontario participating in both surgical and medical approaches for weight loss. In 2012, he was among one of the first Canadian physicians who successfully completed the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Certification examination and is a diplomat of the ABOM. 

In 2019, Dr. Glazer became the President of the  Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS), an national organization representing  Canadian specialists interested in the treatment of obesity for the purposes of  maintenance and improvement for the standards of Bariatric care in Canada, supporting both primary and continuing educational programs, knowledge, research and developing policies and new ideas in the areas of clinical care, education, and research in Bariatric Medicine and Surgery. 
Dr. Glazer participates in multiple clinical research projects and publications. He is the author of the Pre-Operative Management for Bariatric Surgery chapter for the 2020 Canadian Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines. His greatest enjoyment is teaching and interreacting with other health care providers via lecturing at conferences or other educational venues. His enthusiasm and passion for the field of Obesity Medicine and the care of patients living with obesity is blatantly obvious and he hopes infectious to others. 

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This event is a Section 1 Self-Learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

 

 

 

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