16249, Surgical Obesity Overview for APPs, August 8, 2016

Milwaukee, WI US
August 8, 2016

The purpose of APP Grand Rounds is to enhance the ability of PAs and APNs to recognize, diagnose and manage common medical conditions across the continuum of presentation in the office/outpatient setting to exacerbation of these conditions requiring management in an acute care setting.

AAPA Accreditation Statement:
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 1.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

AAPA credit provided in partnership with the 

Nurse Practitioner Accreditation Statement: 
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse Practioner continuing education.  Provider Number: 150930.

Nurse Practitioner Credit Designation Statement: 

Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930.  This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.0 hours of pharmacology).


Target Audience

Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will review indication to treat obesity with surgery, implications on life expectancy, who is a candicate
  • Discuss restrictive procedures with side effects
  • Discuss malabsorptive procedures with varied results and howweight loss occurs
  • Review post op management and complications that ED
  • PA/Primary Care PA might see and how to manage.
Additional information


Gail Oehlke
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-6118
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/08/2016 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/08/2016 - 9:00am CDT
Froedtert Hospital West
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Helfaer Auditorium
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States

Planning Committee:

Julie Raaum, DNP, APNP
Anne Zechlinski, PharmD
Mary Jo Wiemiller, PA
Claire Rich – MS,RN, ACNS-BC APNP
Pam Epple – BSN, RN, CPHQ
Elizabeth Heimerl, MS
Rachel Eberle, APNP


Tammy Kindel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose

Available Credit

  • 1.00 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.


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