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The Bariatric Stream, held at St Mary’s Campus Paddington, consists of two, week long Modules. Obesity Medicine - 4th to 8th June 2018 and Bariatric Surgery - 16th to 20th July 2018. The overall theme for both modules is surgical innovation, covering multiple topics in the following domains; epidemiology, management, service, technical, quality of care, and Medico-legal aspects of obesity management for safe practice in the UK and globally. Teaching is delivered in lectures and practical workshops. The aim is to provide the knowledge and skills to assess and manage the overweight and obese patient (Obesity Medicine) and for students to gain a practical and theoretical understanding of the surgical treatment of morbid obesity (Bariatric Surgery).
The goal of this module is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to assess and manage people who are overweight and obese, including the increasing numbers who have surgical intervention. Students will gain an insight into the broad range and role of medical interventions for obesity.
This module allows students to gain an understanding of the surgical treatment of morbid obesity, including early and late complications.