SCOPE School Middle East 2018 - 18th April, Abu Dhabi - ADNEC

Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity

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/ Summary of event

  • Modern Approaches to Interdisciplinary Care
  • Human Physiology of Body Weight Regulation
  • Biology of the Reduced Obese State
  • Multidisciplinary Team Management of Obesity in the Middle East
  • Management of Childhood Obesity
  • Lifestyle Intervention for Obesity Management
  • Medicating the Patient with Obesity
  • Bariatric Surgery and Beyond

The agenda will be delivered by two program co-chairs and 6 additional faculty. The program begins at 9:00 and ends at 16:00. Lunch is included. The program uses audience response system (ARS), clinical cases and ample time for discussion and audience participation to maximise clinical relevance to learners. 

/ Learning Objectives

The overall objective of the event is to advance individual medical and surgical management of patients with obesity. At the end of the conference, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe the human physiology of body weight and body fat regulation
  2. Relate how a team approach incorporating different disciplines is essential to good obesity management
  3. Discuss the principles of implementing obesity treatment approaches, including diet, physical activity, behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy and metabolic and bariatric surgery
  4. Describe current practice in obesity care in the Middle East region


/ Target Audience

Healthcare professionals working in clinical practice including: dieticians, nutritionists, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, nurses, physiotherapists, physical activity specialists, primary care practitioners, obesity medicine specialists and surgeons.


/ Venue

The conference will be held in the ADNEC National Exhibtion Centre

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company 
Khaleej Al Arabi Street 
P.O. Box 5546 
Abu Dhabi 
United Arab Emirates


/ Programme

For provisional programme, click here.


/ Scholarship

The World Obesity Federation is offering scholarship to attend our events. Click here for eligibility criteria and application.


/ Sponsorship

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available to raise awareness to a captive audience. Click here for the sponsorship and exhibition brochure.


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