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Mater Private Hospital Townsville - Tuesday 12 October

12 October 2021

A comprehensive approach to Bariatric Surgery

Join Mater Private Hospital Townsville for dinner and a comprehensive evening education program around Bariatric Surgery, presented by Mater's General and Bariatric Surgeons Dr Sam Baker and Dr Scott Whiting, supported by the team from North Queensland Minimally Invasive Surgery (NQMIS)


6 pm - 6.30 pm — Arrival and registration

6.30 pm - 6.40 pm — Welcome and dinner service

6.40 pm - 7.05 pm — Preoperative

  • How can we help? Indications for bariatric surgery
  • What comes next? Preoperative journey
  • What should I be thinking? The psychology of obesity

7.05 pm - 7.25 pm — Operative

  • The who, why, what and how of bariatric procedures
  • What are our results?

7.25 pm-8 pm — Postoperative

  • What can I eat now? Micronutrients and vitamins post-surgery
  • What else can we do? Pharmaceutical adjuncts
  • Options for revision

8 pm - 8.30 pm — Questions and close

Venue: Rydges Southbank Townsville
  23 Palmer Street
  Townsville  QLD  4810

Capacity: 40 Attendees
Registration:Register online

Parking is available onsite at no cost.

Program Details

RACGP Accreditation

This program has been approved for 4 CPD points under the RACGP QI&CPD framework for the 2020-2022 triennium.

Further Information

For any enquiries about this program, please contact:

James Speet
Business Development Manager, Mater Health

p 07 3063 6153

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