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Medication and supplements in bariatric patients: what pharmacists should consider when reviewing and prescribing medication

Developed by: UKCPA Surgery and Theatres Committee

Date

15, Sep 2022

Location

Online, 7pm - 8pm

£ Prices

Members: Free
Non-Members: £35

15
Sep

This webinar will cover considerations to take into account when setting a medication and supplement plan for patients undergoing bariatric surgery and include examples of medications that need extra monitoring.

Community, Hospital and Primary Care Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians will benefit from attending this webinar.

The aim of this webinar is to address issues that patients might encounter when coping with medication changes peri and post-operatively and trying to improve safety and efficacy of these on the long-term.

After this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss patient focused care including compliance & concordance
  • Describe cost implications with formulation choice
  • Explain the importance of the Bariatric Pharmacist role within MDT and with other specialists

Speakers:
Lindes Callejas-Diaz, Bariatric Specialist Pharmacist, Sunderland Royal Hospital and North Tyneside General Hospital.
Lindes started her speciality in bariatrics in North Tyneside in 2007. She set up a pre-op specialist clinic in conjunction with dietitians in 2011.  Since 2014, Lindes is a member of Tier 3 and Tier 4 MDT within the bariatric unit at Sunderland which is the regional bariatric centre and one of the largest in UK. She has taken part of bariatric research with the University of Sunderland. She is also a member and the pharmacy research lead for BOMSS. She is also a member of the IFSO EC HC committee.

Celine King-Lewis, Bariatric Specialist Pharmacist, Sunderland Royal Hospital and North Tyneside General Hospital.
Celine started her speciality in bariatrics in 2011 as she worked with Lindes in the pre-op bariatric clinic at Northumbria healthcare NHS Trust. She took over the clinic in 2014 and is highly specialised in this area ever since.

Delegates will be expected to undertake a small amount of pre reading before attending the webinar.

Booking Information

To reserve your place on this webinar, please complete the registration process here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/medication-and-supplements-in-bariatric-patients-tickets-336492938437

Please note, reservation will close at 4pm on Wednesday 14 September 2022.