ASMBS CBN Online Review Course
The ASMBS has developed the Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN®) Online Review Course in order to assist those who would like to take the CBN® examination and attain the CBN® certification. This course will provide the learner with a readily available, flexible, easy to use, reasonably priced and quality resource to study for the examination.
The registration fee is $99. After registering for this course, access to the course information will be available indefinitely. Also, the 8.25 CE units earned with this course are accepted for CBN® renewal applications for those who already hold the CBN® certification.
The next CBN® exam window is February 2-17, 2013 with registration for this exam window closing on January 11, 2013. Click here to register for the exam.
Course Overview and Target Audience:
This review course is designed for licensed Registered Nurses (RN) who have been involved in the nursing care of morbidly obese and bariatric surgery patients for a minimum of two years and are preparing to take the Certification Exam.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe morbid obesity and the history of weight loss surgery
- Review clinical management for four weight loss surgery procedures
- Explain team collaboration, program administration and outreach related to the management of morbid obesity
- Discuss strategies for successful test taking
Faculty: Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN; Barbara Lawrence, RN, Med; Margaret Furtado, MS, RD, LDN; Jamie Carr, BSN, RN, CBN; Samer Mattar, MD, FASMBS; Sherry Allgood, RN, BSN, CBN; Barbara Metcalf, RN, CBN; Bobbie Lou Price, RN, CBN.