Bariatric Surgery

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Bariatric surgery is the treatment opted for severe obesity cases. Usually opted for when the patient does not respond to diet and exercise. It is done to reduce the fat and hence lower the risks of life-threatening weight-related problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, sleep apnea, etc. Gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgeries are collectively called bariatric surgery. read more »»

While they are beneficial, they also carry serious risks and side effects such as bowel obstruction, gallstones, hernia, ulcers, malnutrition, acid reflux, and even death. Learn all about bariatric surgery in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Classification of bariatric procedures
  • Surgical procedures for obesity in detail

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


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Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: beginners

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