The purpose of this course is to define obesity; and to identify co-morbidities associated with obesity. Additionally, bariatric surgical procedures will be described. Guidelines for pre-operative and post-operative nursing care of the patient related to bariatric surgery will be included. Also, included in this course will be information to assist the nurse in identifying potential post-operative complications and nursing interventions for these potential complications.
Course Publication Date: August 08, 2015
This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE
if you have an active one year unlimited membership
|Author:||Gloria Tartaglia RN
|Delivery Method:||Online Self Study
|Category:||Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health
- Define obesity.
- Identify co-morbidities.
- Describe surgical procedures.
- Provide guidelines for pre and post-operative nursing care.
- Identify potential post-operative complications.
- Identify nursing interventions for complications.