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  2. Timeline to Surgery
  3. Bariatric Surgery Services Available
  4. Risks and Benefits
  5. Recommendations After Surgery
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Free Bariatric Seminars, Classes and Support Groups - 2014

We host educational Bariatric Seminars once-twice each month. All patients are required to attend a seminar before booking an appointment for a consultation. If you have any further questions or concerns regarding Bariatric Surgery we encourage you to register for one of our free seminars. To register contact the Bariatric Nurse Coordinator at 551.795.4665 or via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Free Seminar Dates: 2014

Seminars will be held at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center 703 Main Street Paterson, NJ 07503 Auditorium 2 -next to the main lobby. Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. and Seminars will start at 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

2013 Schedule

12/18,  12/19

2014 Schedule

1/29, 1/30, 2/26, 2/27, 3/26, 3/27, 4/23, 4/24, 5/21, 5/22, 6/18, 6/26,7/16, 7/24, 8/13, 9/10, 9/25, 10/8, 10/23, 11/5, 11/20


Free Bariatric Support Group: 2013 and 2014

The support group is lead by the Bariatric Nurse Coordinator and a Registered Dietician. Our goal is to provide the bariatric patient with ongoing education, support and to reinforce the knowledge gained throughout the surgical process. This is a great opportunity where bariatric surgery patients can support each other by sharing their experiences. Support Group Meetings will be held at:

St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center 703 Main Street Paterson, NJ 07503 Auditorium-next to the main lobby. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and Support Group Sessions will start at 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.


2013 Schedule

December 05, 2013 Auditorium 1

2014 Schedule

January 9, 2014 Auditorium 2

February 6, 2014 Auditorium 2

March 6, 2014 Auditorium 2

April 3, 2014 Auditorium 2

May 1, 2014 Auditorium 2

June 5, 2014 Auditorium 2

July 3, 2014 Auditorium 2

August 7, 2014 Auditorium 2

September 4, 2014 Auditorium 2

October 2, 2014 Auditorium 2

November 6, 2014 Auditorium 2

December 4, 2014 Auditorium 2

 

Free Bariatric Pre-op Class Schedule: 2013 and 2014

The goal of this class is to prepare the bariatric patient for surgery, to help them understand the lifestyle changes that need to take place before, immediately after surgery and after discharge. The topics that are discussed in this meeting include: Planned Hospitalization Experience (PAT, pre-op, intra-op, post-op & post discharge); diet, behavior modification & social support, exercise & physical activity; medication use after Bariatric Surgery, sleep apnea, c-pap equipment & Incentive spirometry.  The class is taught by nine different disciplines, the Bariatric Nurse Coordinator, Pre-op Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Radiology Tech, Registered dietician (RD), Physical Therapist, Pharmacy resident, Psychiatrist, Post-Op Nurse and PAT Nurse.


2013 Schedule

December 17, 2013 Auditorium 2- (2-4 PM)

2014 Schedule

January 16, 2014 Auditorium 2- (2-4 PM)

February 20, 2014 Auditorium 2- (2-4 PM)

March 13, 2014 Auditorium 2- (2-4 PM)

April 4, 2014 Auditorium 2- (2-4 PM)

May 15, 2014 Auditorium 2- (2-4 PM)

June 5, 2014 Auditorium 2 - (2-4 PM)

July 10, 2014 Auditorium 2 - (2-4 PM)

August 7, 2014 Auditorium 2 (2-4 PM)

September 11, 2014 Auditorium 2 (2-4 PM)

October 16, 2014 Auditorium 2 (2-4 PM)

November 13, 2014 Auditorium 2 (2-4 PM)

December 18, 2014 Auditorium 2 (2-4 PM)

 

 

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