Bariatric Surgery & Mental Health
CME Information

This activity is jointly provided by AKH Inc. and Physician's Weekly.


CREDIT AVAILABLE

Physicians
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Physician’s Weekly’s. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nursing
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is awarded 0.5 contact hours.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

The enduring activity is designed to meet the needs of physicians and nurses.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the results of a systematic review that was conducted to examine the prevalence of mental health conditions in patients seeking and undergoing bariatric surgery as well as to evaluate two important connections between surgery and mental health.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant reviewing the reading material, correctly answering 2 out of 3 questions on the post test and completing and submitting an activity evaluation. A statement of credit will be available for download upon submitting the online evaluation. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at [email protected]

FACULTY & DISCLOSURE

Keith D'Oria - Editorial Director
Discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
Aaron J. Dawes, MD
Discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers:
AKH and PHYSICIAN WEEKLY'S STAFF/REVIEWERS

Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN- CE Director of Accreditation
Discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.

AKH planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

There is no commercial support for this activity.

REQUIRED HARDWARE / SOFTWARE:
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Other additional software may be required such as PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Dec 21, 2017 to Dec 21, 2019
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 0.5 AMA Certificate of Attendance Credit
0.5 AMA PRA CAT 1 Credit
0.5 ANCC Credit
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