Overview and Target Audience:

This course is designed for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Reviewers (MBSCRs) to assist them with data extraction, assignment of variables, report generation, preparation of data, & better understanding of their role with their local MBS Committees and MBS Directors. The course will include an MBSCR panel who will discuss their best practices for data capture & workflow as well. Surgeon experts will discuss an in-depth review of all metabolic & bariatric surgery procedures as well as discuss potential complications of these, & an interactive trivia game will be offered for attendees to review key data abstraction considerations.

Target Audience: MBSCRs, Quality Department leaders, MBS Coordinators, MBS Directors

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the appropriate guidelines for patient follow-up and completion of cases in the MBSAQIP Data Registry.
  2. Review complex clinical scenarios & the associated variables in the MBSAQIP data registry that support these definitions in an interactive trivia format.
  3. Discuss the clinical differences between metabolic & bariatric procedures as well as the associated potential complications of each.
  4. Learn best practice ideas from a panel of MBSCRs from the field about workflow, data capture, & how they best support of their local MBS Committees.

Speakers Coming Soon!


8:00am Welcome
Teresa Fraker, MS RN
8:05am The Role of the MBS Director & the MBSCR: How to Create an Optimal Collaborative Date-Driven Program
Anthony Petrick, MD FASMBS
8:25am Review of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Procedures: Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Gastric Band, & Duodenal Switch
Matthew Pittman, MD
8:45am Review of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Procedure Complications: Leaks, Bleeds, Internal Hernias, & Small Bowel Obstructions
9:05am Intraluminal Therapeutic Procedures & Emerging Technologies
Stacy Brethauer, MD FACS FASMBS
9:25am Closing & Q&A
Teresa Fraker, MS RN
9:30am Break
10:00am Products Used in Metabolic & Bariatric Procedures: Staplers, Reinforcements, Stents, Drains, & More
Teresa LaMasters, MD
10:20am Interpretation of the Semi-Annual Report (SAR)
10:40am Case Abstraction with Case Studies
Jesus Diaz, BSN RN
11:00am Interactive MBSCR Panel
Lisa Hale, MSN RN CNOR; Jesus Diaz, BSN RN
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Welcome
Teresa Fraker, MS RN
1:35pm MBSCR Trivia
Lisa Hale, MSN RN CNOR; Jesus Diaz, BSN RN
3:00pm Break
3:30pm The New MBSAQIP Registry: A Sneak Peek
Lisa Hale, MSN RN CNOR; Jesus Diaz, BSN RN
4:10pm TBD
4:30pm Questions & Answers/Wrap-Up
Teresa Fraker, MS RN; Anthony Petrick, MD FASMBS; Jesus Diaz, BSN RN; Lisa Hale, MSN RN CNOR
5:30pm Adjourn