2017 Agenda

2nd National Bariatric SPHM Conference Agenda
September 14-15, 2017
Austin, TX

September 14, 2017
Acute Admission

07:45 – 08:45    Registration, breakfast, and exhibit hall
08:45 – 09:00    Welcome and Opening Remarks (Heather Monaghan)
09:00 – 10:00     Keynote Presentation: Just a Person (Zsalynn Whitworth, My 600-lb Life)
10:00 – 10:45      Bariatric Challenges Experienced by the EMS (Captain Paul Mallon)
10:45 – 11:15        Refreshments in exhibit hall
11:15 – 12:00        Meeting the Needs of the Bariatric Patient in the ER (Kimberly Falco & Manon Labreche)
12:00 – 12:45      Bariatric Patients Need to Use the Imaging Department Too (Wayne Smith)
12:45 – 01:45      Lunch and exhibit hall
01:45 – 01:55      Navigating the Concurrent Sessions (Heather Monaghan)
01:55 – 02:45     Concurrent Session
02:50 – 03:35    Being Prepared to Receive a Bariatric Patient (Yeu-Li Yeung)
03:35 – 04:10     Refreshments in exhibit hall
04:10 – 05:00     Concurrent Session

September 15, 2017
Elective Admission

07:45 – 08:30     Breakfast and exhibit hall
08:30 – 09:15      Bariatric SPHM Challenges in the OR (Sharon Van Wicklin)
09:15 – 10:30       Moving and Handling the Bariatric Patient in the ICU and Beyond (Kimberly Falco)
10:30 – 11:00        Refreshments in exhibit hall
11:00 – 11:50         Concurrent Session
11:55 – 12:40        Early Mobility for the Bariatric Patient (Manon Labreche)
12:40 – 01:40       Lunch and exhibit hall
01:40 – 02:30      Concurrent Session (exhibit tear down at 2:30)
02:35 – 04:15     Making the Connection (includes refreshments) (Lynda Enos)
04:15 – 04:30     Closing remarks, prize draw, and evaluations (Heather Monaghan)

Concurrent Sessions:

  • In and Out of the ER
  • Up and About
  • Slings and Things
  • In the Med/Surg Unit

Each attendee will rotate through each concurrent session during the two days.

8.5 contact hours will be awarded to nurses by Visioning HealthCare Inc.
12 contact hours will be awarded to physical therapists by the Texas Physical Therapy Association (awaiting confirmation)

Conference Cost:  $395

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