Online Educational Seminar

Bariatric ProvidersYour interest indicates that you are seeking a permanent solution for weight loss and are ready to make a life-changing decision in order to achieve your goal. At North Mississippi Medical Center, we want to ensure that you make a fully informed decision by considering all the facts.

Your first step is to watch our Bariatric Educational Seminar, “Weight Loss Surgery Options 101,” for a detailed description of the advantages, disadvantages and risks associated with weight loss surgery. This information is intended for both the potential patient and the patient’s family and friends, who all play a vital role in the ultimate success of weight loss surgery. We have divided the seminar into several segments. View all segments in one sitting or view a few at a time, whichever is best for your schedule.

Watch "Weight Loss Surgery Options 101" here.

Segment 1 Welcome & Introduction Will Cauthen, M.D.
Segment 2 Who is a Candidate?
Accreditation
Vivian Rogers, DNP, NP-C
Segment 3 Surgeon Introduction
Bariatric Surgery Overview
Terry Pinson, M.D.
Segment 4 Surgical Treatment for
Obesity
Terry Pinson, M.D.
Segment 5 Psychological Factors Mike Oliver Ph.D.
Segment 6 Hospital Stay after
Surgery
Hollie Waldron, RN
Segment 7 Expectations for
Post-Operative Followup
Vivian Rogers, DNP, NP-C
Segment 8 Keys to Success Ginger Mark, R.D., L.D.
Segment 9 Insurance
Requirements & Fees
Teri Spain

Additional Resources

As you view the videos, you will hear references to several handouts.

Body Mass Index Table
Body Mass Index Calculator
Options for Individuals with BMI <35
Types of Weight Loss Surgery
Weight Loss Support Group

After watching all segments of the online Bariatric Educational Seminar, take the post-test and click "submit." Someone from the Bariatric Clinic will contact you within 48-72 hours to set up your initial appointment. Ultimately, the decision to have this surgery is yours. After hearing the facts, you must decide for yourself if the benefits outweigh the potential complications. Bariatric surgery is a tool to help attain permanent weight loss, but your success depends on how well you use that tool. Good luck in your weight loss venture. We look forward to serving you.

Bariatric Bites Cookbook

Make healthy eating easier with more than 200 tasty recipes in our Bariatric Bites cookbook. You'll appreciate:

  • Nutrition details for every recipe
  • Healthy recipe substitution tips
  • Tips for achieving & maintaining weight loss

Get your copy for just $15 at the NMMC Bariatric Clinic or by calling 1-866-908-9465. Shipping is available for an additional $3.

Start Your Journey

Your first step is to watch our Bariatric Educational Seminar, “Weight Loss Surgery Options 101,” for a detailed description of the advantages, disadvantages and risks associated with weight loss surgery.

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