Our Miami Experience With Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents

Grand Round Speaker:

Nestor de la Cruz-Munoz, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Director, Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program
Co-Director, Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery
Professor of Clinical Surgery
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL


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Time: Friday, October 23, 2020, 08:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees are expected to:

  1. Recognize that severe obesity places an adolescent at higher risk of multiple medical conditions and be able to identify pediatric patients who meet the criteria for surgery
  2. Discuss the long term outcomes of bariatric surgery in adolescents
  3. Understand the options available for bariatric surgery in South Florida

Accreditation

Accreditation Statement: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.

Commercial Support Disclosure: No Commercial Support was received for this activity.

The Planning Committee and Staff have no conflicts of interest to declare.


Session date: 
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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