The Best of the Bariatric Summit

4 Session Webinar Series



We are offering 4 sessions accredited for 2 CME Credits each. Those who participate in all 4 sessions can claim up to 8 CME credits.

Session 1: September 24, 2020
Session 2: January 14, 2021
Session 3: April 15, 2021
Session 4: June 17, 2021

Target Audience

This activity is designed for General Surgeons, Bariatric Surgeons, Bariatric Physicians, Primary Care Physicians, Pediatricians, Plastic Surgeons, Legal Professionals, Nurses, Hospital Administrators, Nutritionists, Dietitians, Psychologists, Behavioral Health Professionals, and other Allied Health Professionals interested in the medical and surgical advancements and management of clinically severe obesity.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the principles underlying a multidisciplinary approach to bariatric surgery
  • Discuss perioperative and postoperative care of obese patients
  • Discuss advanced issues in the surgical treatment of clinically severe obesity
  • Discuss treatment path for severe type II diabetes and the impact of surgical intervention

Activity Goal

This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Teams & Teamwork, Interprofessional Collaboration, and Interprofessional Communication.

CineMed adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations. - All provider employees in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Non-Endorsement Statement

CineMed verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process. CineMed does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.


In support of improving patient care, CineMed is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


CineMed designates this live activity for 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)


This activity provides 2 contact hours for nurses.

Psychologists / Psychiatrists

CineMed designates this activity for a maximum of 2 CE Credits. Participants should claim credit commensurate only with the extent of their participation of the activity.


CineMed is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 2 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of each session (see below).

Session 1: September 24, 2020 (CDR#: 156831)
Session 2: January 14, 2021 (CDR#: 156910)
Session 3: April 15, 2021 (CDR#: 156912)
Session 4: June 17, 2021(CDR#: 156913)