Pre-operative test Consults Module test

Now that you have reviewed the Education Module please take a few minutes to answer the following True / False questions. These questions have been developed so you can check your own knowledge of the key points addressed in the slides. At the end of this exam you can check your own score by clicking “show results”. If your score is not 100% please take the time to review the specific Education Module again before retaking the exam.

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This module test your knowledge of understanding of how to prepare for bariatric surgery

Weight loss prior to surgery is required to see if you can lose weight without needing to have surgery.


Blood-work provides important information about your health and well being.


Nearly 50% of patients with newly diagnosed type II diabetes are overweight or obese.


Insurance companies do not set forth certain pre-operative test requirements.


Once a person has bariatric surgery they do not need to be followed by their primary care physician any longer.


A cardiologist is certified to treat problems of the cardiovascular system and may provide specific recommendations about your care before and after surgery.


A behavioral evaluation assesses an individual’s readiness to make necessary lifestyle changes by assessing a person’s knowledge about bariatric surgery, personal support system and personal copping mechanisms, along with personal motivation.


An upper endoscopy (EGD) is performed to view the inside of your esophagus and stomach (GI tract).


A behavioral evaluation is only an assessment of an individual person’s readiness to start an exercise routine both before and after surgery.


Individuals preparing for bariatric surgery maybe required to be seen by a cardiologist, pulmonologist, or endocrinologist.