Events by Date

April
2014

Upcoming Events

Event Name
Presenter
Date
Time
Location
Pre-Op Class Taste Testing
Registered Dietitian
Mon Apr 28
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Pre-Op Class Taste Testing

 

This mandatory class will teach you the importance of adding supplemental protein to your diet to ensure safety, healing, and optimal weight loss. Additionally the skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle will be discussed.

Please note: This class is for surgical patients only. Patients are scheduled at the center prior to surgery. 



  1. Taste a variety of protein supplements.
  2. Understand the differences between protein supplements and what to look for when purchasing a protein supplement.
  3. Review basic understanding of "Healthy Eating Practices".
  4. Review the importance of balancing nutrition and fitness.


Medical Information Session
Registered Dietitian
Tue Apr 29
5:30 pm -
6:30 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Medical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Medical Information session. We host Medical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the Medical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and fees. Before we can schedule a consultation with our Bariatrician, Dr. Troy Schumann, you must attend a mandatory Medical Information Session. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if the medical program is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center physicians, multidisciplinary staff and medical program.
  2.  Learn about the various medical options.
  3.  Discuss fees and program requirements.


Medical Information Session
Registered Dietitian
Wed Apr 30
10:00 am -
11:00 am
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Medical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Medical Information session. We host Medical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the Medical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and fees. Before we can schedule a consultation with our Bariatrician, Dr. Troy Schumann, you must attend a mandatory Medical Information Session. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if the medical program is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center physicians, multidisciplinary staff and medical program.
  2.  Learn about the various medical options.
  3.  Discuss fees and program requirements.


 

Past Events

Event Name
Presenter
Date
Time
Location
Medical Information Session
Registered Dietitian
Tue Apr 1
5:30 pm -
6:30 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Medical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Medical Information session. We host Medical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the Medical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and fees. Before we can schedule a consultation with our Bariatrician, Dr. Troy Schumann, you must attend a mandatory Medical Information Session. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if the medical program is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center physicians, multidisciplinary staff and medical program.
  2.  Learn about the various medical options.
  3.  Discuss fees and program requirements.


Surgical Information Session
Bariatric Surgeon
Wed Apr 2
6:00 pm -
7:30 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Surgical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Surgical Information session. We host Surgical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the surgical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and how to navigate the insurance approval process. Prior to your initial surgical consultation, you will attend a mandatory information session that will begin your education about obesity. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if bariatric surgery is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center surgeons, multidisciplinary staff and bariatric program.
  2. Learn about obesity and how it impacts your health.
  3. Learn about the various bariatric surgical procedures.
  4. Discuss how to navigate the insurance approval process.


Medical Information Session
Registered Dietitian
Wed Apr 2
10:00 am -
11:00 am
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Medical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Medical Information session. We host Medical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the Medical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and fees. Before we can schedule a consultation with our Bariatrician, Dr. Troy Schumann, you must attend a mandatory Medical Information Session. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if the medical program is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center physicians, multidisciplinary staff and medical program.
  2.  Learn about the various medical options.
  3.  Discuss fees and program requirements.


Pre-Op Class Taste Testing
Registered Dietitian
Mon Apr 7
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Pre-Op Class Taste Testing

 

This mandatory class will teach you the importance of adding supplemental protein to your diet to ensure safety, healing, and optimal weight loss. Additionally the skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle will be discussed.

Please note: This class is for surgical patients only. Patients are scheduled at the center prior to surgery. 



  1. Taste a variety of protein supplements.
  2. Understand the differences between protein supplements and what to look for when purchasing a protein supplement.
  3. Review basic understanding of "Healthy Eating Practices".
  4. Review the importance of balancing nutrition and fitness.


Medical Information Session
Registered Dietitian
Tue Apr 8
5:30 pm -
6:30 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Medical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Medical Information session. We host Medical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the Medical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and fees. Before we can schedule a consultation with our Bariatrician, Dr. Troy Schumann, you must attend a mandatory Medical Information Session. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if the medical program is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center physicians, multidisciplinary staff and medical program.
  2.  Learn about the various medical options.
  3.  Discuss fees and program requirements.


Pre-Op Class Surgical Question and Answer
Bariatric Nurse Practitioner
Mon Apr 14
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Pre-Op Class Surgical Question and Answer

 

This class is required for all patients prior to having bariatric surgery. This class is led by our bariatric nurse practitioner. In this class, participants learn to navigate the surgical process, beginning with the day of surgery through the day of discharge.

Please note: This class is for surgical patients only. Patients are scheduled at the center prior to surgery. 



  1. Where and when to arrive on the day of surgery. 
  2. Dietary and medication changes to make prior to surgery.
  3. What to expect in the holding area on surgery day.
  4. What to expect in the surgical suite.
  5. How to prevent post-operative complications.
  6. Visitation guidelines for family and friends.
  7. Requirements for discharge home.
  8. Schedule of follow-up care after surgery.
  9. Question and Answer time for any questions regarding the entire surgical process.


Medical Information Session
Registered Dietitian
Tue Apr 15
5:30 pm -
6:30 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Medical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Medical Information session. We host Medical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the Medical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and fees. Before we can schedule a consultation with our Bariatrician, Dr. Troy Schumann, you must attend a mandatory Medical Information Session. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if the medical program is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center physicians, multidisciplinary staff and medical program.
  2.  Learn about the various medical options.
  3.  Discuss fees and program requirements.


Medical Information Session
Registered Dietitian
Wed Apr 16
10:00 am -
11:00 am
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Medical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Medical Information session. We host Medical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the Medical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and fees. Before we can schedule a consultation with our Bariatrician, Dr. Troy Schumann, you must attend a mandatory Medical Information Session. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if the medical program is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center physicians, multidisciplinary staff and medical program.
  2.  Learn about the various medical options.
  3.  Discuss fees and program requirements.


Pre-Op Class Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health Provider
Mon Apr 21
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Pre-Op Class Behavioral Health

 

This class is required for all patients prior to having bariatric surgery. This class is led by the behavioral health specialist. Realistic and unrealistic expectations for surgery will be discussed. Common maladaptive eating patterns will be reviewed as well as strategies to manage them. The importance of mindful eating is addressed. Lastly, symptoms of depression and anxiety are reviewed as well as how to know when to seek professional help.

Please note: This class is for surgical patients only. Patients are scheduled at the center prior to surgery. 



  1. Having realistic expectations for surgery.
  2. How to change common maladaptive eating patterns.
  3. How to practice mindful eating.
  4. Depression and anxiety: When to seek help.

 



Medical Information Session
Registered Dietitian
Tue Apr 22
5:30 pm -
6:30 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Medical Information Session

 

We invite you to attend our upcoming Medical Information session. We host Medical Information Sessions for individuals (and their friends and families!) who are interested in learning more about the Medical weight loss options available at St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center. You'll also learn about our program requirements and fees. Before we can schedule a consultation with our Bariatrician, Dr. Troy Schumann, you must attend a mandatory Medical Information Session. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have to determine if the medical program is right for you.

Please note: You must register for this event to reserve your space by calling 859-212-GOAL (4625)



  1. Familiarize yourself with the St. Elizabeth Weight Management Center physicians, multidisciplinary staff and medical program.
  2.  Learn about the various medical options.
  3.  Discuss fees and program requirements.


Help: Someone Close to Me is Sabotaging My Efforts
Dr. Laurie Little
Wed Apr 23
6:00 pm -
7:15 pm
Weight Management Center Conference Room
Help: Someone Close to Me is Sabotaging My Efforts

 

Do you feel like other people, your spouse, significant other, kids, friends, or other family members are trying to sabotage your weight loss or management efforts? Do you feel like others bring food around you or try to tempt you with food? Do you feel like other’s only want to go out to eat or do activities that involve food? This is so tough to handle on your own. Keep in mind that they may not even realize they are doing this to you. We understand how challenging this is for you. We invite you to join us for this support group where we will discuss specifics skills you can utilize to appropriately express your feelings and set boundaries with others.



After this support group, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify people who are trying to sabotage your weight loss or management.

  2. Identify behaviors other people have or do that sabotages your weight loss or management.

  3. Learn how to use “I” statements to express feelings and take ownership of your feelings.

  4. Identify what assertiveness is and how to utilize it appropriately to express feelings and set boundaries with others.