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Published April 2023

Recorded Apr. 20, 2023

Speaker: Emma J. Patterson, MD, FRCSC FACS FASMBS
Moderator: Aura Petcu, APRN CBN

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Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Assessment Based Certificate (ABC) & Lecture June 25-27, 2023

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This event will review the importance of vitamin B1 supplementation and management before and after surgery with maximum dosage recommendations.

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) and other medical professionals who use anticoagulants in clinical practice.


  1. Identify appropriate vitamin B1 levels
  2. Identify signs and symptoms of vitamin B1 deficiencies early and late
  3. Identify steps to avoid legal action in vitamin B1 deficiencies

Accreditation Statement

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) at the highest honor, Accreditation with Commendation, by providing continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Deb Allis, PAC-C – Nothing to disclose
  • Cindy Chambers – Nothing to disclose
  • Kim Delamont, NP – Nothing to disclose
  • Michael Dougherty, PA-C – Nothing to disclose
  • Karen Flanders, ARNP – Nothing to disclose
  • William Gourash, CRNP, PhD – Nothing to disclose
  • Jeanne Hutson, NP-C – Nothing to disclose
  • Kristin Kamprath, PA-C – Nothing to disclose
  • Connie Klein, NPC, CBN – Nothing to disclose
  • Marina Kurian, MD – Medtronic, Speaker/Trainer/Faculty
  • Ginny Ledbetter, APRN – Nothing to disclose
  • Emma Patterson, MD, MD FACS FRCSC FASMBS – Medtronic
  • James Osterhout – Nothing to disclose
  • Aura Petcu, AG-ACNP – Nothing to disclose
  • Jennifer Wynn – Nothing to disclose 
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