BARIATRIC Learning Theme

18.0% (n=250) of 2015 annual meeting attendees chose the Bariatric learning theme.

Of 2015 annual meeting attendees interested in the Bariatric learning theme, 12% (n=134) wanted to increase their ability to recognize and treat anatomic, metabolic and nutritional complications of weight loss surgery. At three-month follow-up, 31% of those responding (n=39) reported inability to fully implement the intended practice change.

Of 2015 annual meeting attendees interested in the Bariatric learning theme, 10.5% (n=110) wanted to improve their management of technical issues such as staple line leakage. At three-month follow-up, 34.5% of those responding (n=29) reported inability to fully implement the intended practice change.

Of 2015 annual meeting attendees interested in the Bariatric learning theme, 10% (n=114) wanted to increase their understanding of the types of past and present bariatric surgical procedures and the various types of problems that present years/decades following bariatric surgery. At three-month follow-up, 20% of those responding (n=35) reported inability to fully implement the intended practice change.

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