Even providers who specialize in working with obese patients can exhibit bias. It is especially critical that the staff of weight loss surgical centers be competent in this area. This module will provide tools to help you select appropriate equipment for larger patients. A survey of recent research also yields important clues for improved practice. Training physicians, nurses and support staff in the particular needs of obese patients, for example, has been proven to raise sensitivity and the quality of care. Look at important questions:
Does our post-surgical support meet patient needs?