World Obesity: New SCOPE Courses
The SCOPE E- learning platform aims to provide the training needed to empowering healthcare professionals around the globe to provide the best possible care for patients with obesity. The platform features free online training including the latest modules: ‘An Overview of Bariatric Surgery’ and ‘Medical Nutrition Therapy for Obesity’, with a third – ‘Emerging Therapies in Obesity Medicine’ – due for release imminently.
SCOPE New SCOPE module on medical nutrition therapy now available!
A brand-new SCOPE module, “Medical Nutrition Therapy for Obesity”, is available to access free of charge via SCOPE E-Learning.
Authored by Dr Geeta Appannah and Dr Mahenderan Appukutty, the module describes the different medical nutrition therapy interventions that can help patients with obesity, and the links between adherence to certain macronutrients, dietary patterns, fasting and weight management.
SCOPE Launch of new module ‘An Overview of Bariatric Surgery’
A brand-new SCOPE E-Learning module providing an essential summary of surgical and endoscopic interventions for obesity is now available to access.
The free course, authored by Prof Mohammed Al Naami, outlines the criteria used to define whether surgical intervention is indicated, and considers the long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery, as well as the potential complications of surgical procedures and implications of weight regain.