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Online Certificate Course in Bariatric Nutrition

Online Certificate Course in Bariatric Nutrition

Bariatric Nutrition is an online course aimed to enable the students to develop competencies in areas related to concepts, causative factors, risk factors, dietary factors and modifications and treatment for Bariatric surgery.

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

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  • Price Free
  • Language English

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About this Course

Objective of the course: To enable the students to develop competencies in areas related to concepts, causative factors, risk factors, dietary factors and modifications and treatment for bariatric surgery.

Obesity is prevalent in the population and has become an important public health challenge. It increases the risk of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and several types of cancers. The increasing prevalence of obesity and comorbid conditions worldwide has prompted for effective strategies for both treatment and prevention.The treatment of obesity includes lifestyle changes (dietary restrictions and increased physical activity), the use of medications, and in some cases, surgery.

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Bariatric surgery has proven to achieve greater weight loss than non-surgical management and has proven to maintain it in the long term. One of the main factors to be considered in the treatment is the nutrition management -Both pre operative and post surgical care. Also, proper screening for nutrient deficiencies pre and post surgery is utmost essential. Therefore is a need for understanding the causative and risk factors, medical nutrition therapy, types of surgery and the pre and post surgery guidelines with medical nutrition therapy to manage obesity related complications

Meet the Instructor

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Dr. Jagmeet Madan

Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science Course Director and Faculty

Dr Jagmeet Madan is an eminent Nutritionist, Principal and Professor- Department of Food Nutrition and Dietetics at Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science (Autonomous) , SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai. She is the National President , Indian Dietetic Association (2019-2021). She is a gold medalist and recipient of ‘Young Scientist Award’ and ‘Dr Ramanathan Award’ by the Nutrition Society of India, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad. She is a recipient of the prestigious International Research Grant award - PNPG Grant (Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group – 2017) from American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, USA. She was awarded Maharishi Karve Uttakrishta Shishak Award - 2017 (Best Teacher Award) by the SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai.

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Dr. Nisha Bellare

Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science Course Faculty

Dr.Nisha is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the M.Sc. Specialized Dietetics Department at Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science. She is a Ph.D in Nutrition and Dietetics and her area of interest is clinical nutrition. She is a JRF award holder and a Registered Dietitian from B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai and has a teaching experience of 9 years. Her areas of specialization include Dietetics and Human Nutrition.

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Dr. Anuradha Ramesh

Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science Course coordinator and Faculty

Dr. Anuradha Ramesh, is Assistant Professor, Convener and Coordinator for Self Financed Programs in Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science(Autonomous), SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai.She has a Ph.D in Hospitality Management and has 20 years of teaching experience. Her areas of expertise are in Nutrition, Food science, Food Service Management and Hospitality Management subjects. She has designed curriculum for Nutrition and Hospitality Management specialisation courses for various colleges.

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Dr. Geeta Dharmatti

Chief Bariatric Nutritionist at DOSS India Course Faculty

Dr.Geeta is the founder of Geeta NutriHeal Nutrition Consultancy. She is currently working as a Chief Bariatric Nutritionist at DOSS India, an Associate Professor and Phd Guide at Nutrition Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth and Chief Nutrigenomic Counsellor at Gene Support.She is Phd in Nutrition and Dietetics and her area of expertise are Critical Care, Bariatric, Nutrigenomics, Wellness and lIfestyle management.Dr.Geeta is the guest faculty at CCIH , Ayush Dept, Pune University.

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Dr. Neeraj Rayte

Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune Course Faculty

Dr.Neeraj is currently the Head of department of GI, Bariatric & Minimal Access surgery at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. He has an experience of more than 26 years in the field of Gastrointestinal, Bariatric & Minimal Access surgery. He performed Pune’s first Robotic bariatric surgery and heaviest man (278 kg ) of Pune. Dr.Neeraj has performed more than 12000 laparoscopic surgeries till date with focus on Laparoscopic Hernia and Bariatric surgeries. He has several publications in reputed international journals and was invited as Faculty for many National and International conferences for live surgery as well as Oral presentations.

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Dr. Satish Pattanshetti

Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune Course Faculty

Dr.Satish is the Senior Consultant in Department of GI, Bariatric & Minimal Access surgery at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. He is a fellow of Bariatric and Metabolic surgery training from Taiwan and USA. He has an experienced of more than 14 years in the field of Bariatric and Metabolic surgery with Endoscopic Bariatric (Gastric Balloon) & Single port Laparoscopic surgery. Dr.Satish Performed Pune’s first Robotic bariatric surgery and heaviest man (278 kg) of Pune and has performed more than 9000 laparoscopic surgeries till date with focus on Laparoscopic Hernia and Bariatric surgeries.

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Dr. Malhar Ganla

Founder of School Sports Program, Pune Course Faculty

Dr.Malhar a Clinical Exercise Physiologist is the founder of School Sports Program.He is a Post Graduate in Sports and Excersise Science (NZ) and owns a Diploma in Exercise Physiology and Psychology (UK). Dr Malhar is a Consultant at Freedom from Diabetics and DOSS India,Pune. His areas of expertise are Excersie science, Adult and Child Obesity, Excersise in Chronic illness and Endurance training.

What you will learn

OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
  • Acquire scientific information and skills
  • Develop competencies in:
    • Medical Nutrition Therapy ( MNT) for a bariatric surgical patient
    • Recognition and management of micronutrient deficiencies associated with surgery
    • Develop competency for a team approach in Bariatric Nutrition as a discipline

CONTENT

  • Physiology and MNT
    • Obesity Trends and Consequences
    • Bariatric Surgery : History, Consequences and Types
    • Introduction to Bariatric Nutrition: Guidelines, Pre, Peri and Post
    • Nutrigenomics : Tool in Obesity Management
  • Comprehensive Patient Management
    • Macro-Nutrients
    • Counselling
    • Ethics in Bariatric Nutrition
    • Data Management of Patients pre-post op follow up
    • Dietary Issues

Course FAQs

Nutritionist and Dietitian
The course is organized into 2 modules and includes additional on resources specific to each one. Registration for the course is open till 20 March 2019.
Exclusively for SVT Students
As soon as you enroll in a course, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments become available once your session has officially begun.