CLICK HERE to download PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (subject to changes)
An intensive educational experience with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of obesity management and the role of the dietitian in inter-professional bariatric care.
Registration NOW OPEN! This event sells out quickly and for the FIRST time a few spaces will be reserved on a first come first served basis for other allied health professionals to attend.
The Learning Retreat on the Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Obesity Management for Dietitians. Successful completion of this program also qualifies dietitians for the education component for the Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE) designation.
Thursday October 25 - Friday October 26, 2018
This certification will build knowledge in the areas of:
• 5As of Obesity Management
• Your role(s) as part of the interdisciplinary obesity management team
• Clinical assessment and medical management of obesity
Oakham House, Ryerson Student Centre
55 Gould Street
Toronto ON M5B 1E9
Early Bird Rate (until September 3, 2018)
Dietitians Canada/CON members $595 (plus taxes)
Non members $750 (plus taxes)
After September 3, 2018
Dietitians Canada/CON members $695 (plus taxes)
Non members $850 (plus taxes)
We are holding a small block of guest rooms at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto, 33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto ON at $175/night plus taxes. This is within a 10 min walk of the workshop meeting rooms. To book a guest room, go to Chelsea Hotel Online Booking or call the hotel directly, toll free 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732) or 416-595-1975. Please identify yourself as part of the “Canadian Obesity Network” and call prior to the cut-off date of September 24th to take advantage of your discounted group rate.
Canadian Obesity Network – Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO)
Dietitians of Canada – Les diététistes du Canada (DC)
Successful completion of this program also qualifies dietitian for the education component for the Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE) designation. The Certified Bariatric Educator program, offered by the Canadian Obesity Network, serves the public and the field of obesity medicine by maintaining standards for assessment and credentialing for allied healthcare professionals in Canada. The Certified Bariatric Educator designation signifies specialized knowledge in the principles of obesity management and distinguishes an allied healthcare professional as having achieved competency in obesity management and bariatric care. For more information go to http://www.obesitynetwork.