Scientific Programme

 

CME Credits

We are pleased to inform you that the 9th Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – European Chapter (IFSO-EC) was granted 12 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®). Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form

04. 11. 2021 - 4.00

05. 11. 2021 - 5.00

06. 11. 2021 - 3.00

The 9th Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – European Chapter (IFSO-EC), Prague, Czech Republic, 04/11/2021-06/11/2021 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 12 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA

Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Topics

  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric bypass
  • Modifications of standard procedures
  • OAGB/MGB
  • Innovations and new approaches
  • e-health and social media
  • Endoluminal & Percutaneous approaches/ procedures
  • Basic/pre-clinical research
  • Long-term results/complications
  • Psychological issues and bariatric surgery
  • Nutrition and integrated health
  • Pharmacotherapy in obesity care
  • Predictors of outcomes after bariatric/metabolic surgery
  • Liver and bariatric/metabolic surgery
  • Type 2 diabetes and metabolic surgery
  • Interdisciplinary management of the bariatric patient
  • Robotic bariatric surgery
  • Fertility, pregnancy and bariatric surgery
  • Weight regain
  • Surgery and strategies for low BMI
  • New technologies and bariatric surgery
  • Impact of COVID-19 on metabolic surgery

 

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