April 15th, 2011 - April 15th, 2014
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


The United States now has the highest prevalence of obese citizens of any developed country with more than a third of all Americans qualifying as obese. The good news is that with proper education and lifestyle change, obesity is a preventable and a treatable condition. The bad news is that for many patients, diet and exercise just aren’t enough and that’s where bariatric surgery comes in. Today's surgery will discuss surgical approaches to obesity.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 4/15/2014


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DESCRIBE the current operations being performed; CATEGORIZE some of the technologies being studied for future obesity intervention;RECOGNIZE the benefits and risks of bariatric surgery to modify long-term nutritional deficiencies;COMPARE the impact of weight loss vs. the type of surgery or resolution of Comorbidities.

Webcasts Files

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Obesity Final - 2


Obesity Final - 4



  • Dr. James Allen, MD
    • Obesity
  • Dr. Bradley Needleman, MD
    • Obesity
  • Dr. Dara Schuster, MD
    • Obesity


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.