Physician Education Series: Pediatric Obesity Treatment and Bariatric Surgery
Robert A. Cusick, M.D.
This presentation will provide AAP updates to treatment guidelines for pediatric obesity. In addition, Dr. Cusick will discuss the indications for pediatric bariatric surgery and how the Boys Town Pediatric Weight Management Clinic (also known as the SPARK Clinic) prepares patients for surgery over the course of several months. The course will also include a reviews of long-term bariatric surgery outcomes, both nationally and at Boys Town National Research Hospital.
AMA Category 1 Credit for this presentation is pending approval.
About Physician Education Series
The Physician Education Series is a series of free CME-accredited medical and clinical presentations covering various aspects of pediatric specialties, including screenings, diagnosis and treatments, co-occurring conditions and differential diagnosis. The one-hour presentations are presented by medical, clinical and research staff at Boys Town National Research Hospital.
Presentations are free and include AMA Category 1 Credit. *
* Unless otherwise noted