- Attendees will describe the most important elements of preoperative evaluation for patients who have recovered from Covid-19 infection.
- Attendees will be able to engage effectively with their patient populations utilizing electronic and internet tools.
- Attendees will understand the factors that contribute to vaccine hesitancy and recognize strategies for communicating with patients effectively regarding Covid 19 vaccination.
Laura Boyer, FNP-C CBN; Leslie Heinberg, PhD
How to conduct preoperative evaluation in bariatric surgery patients who have recovered from Covid 19 infection. What are the recommended elements of a preoperative clearance plan for a safe surgical outcome?
Raoul Manalac, MD
Engaging and staying connected to bariatric surgery patients utilizing telehealth, social media, and other internet connections.
Nini Peterson, PhD
Vaccine Hesitancy in a Vulnerable Population and Strategies to Address Their Concerns.
Theodore Kyle, RPh MBA
Discussion/Q & A