CAOT-BC Bariatric Care Practice Network Meeting - (free for members, $20+ tax for non-members)
Date: October 16, 2017
Time: 12:15pm-1:15pm Pacific Time
Topic: Q & A with Maureen Fowler & Pam Hung
Maureen Fowler is an occupational therapist for the Medicine Hat Bariatric Specialty Clinic and the Medicine Hat Alberta Health Living Program. She is a University of Alberta graduate working and living in Medicine Hat for the past 13 years (originally from Penticton B.C.).
She is the full time OT for interdisciplinary Bariatric Specialty Clinic which has approximately 330 active clients at this time. She provides individual, group and psycho-educational intervention for clients and is also involved in the development of the OT role within the Alberta Health Living Program (Chronic Disease Management) for local and Southern Alberta. Maureen currently sits on the steering committee and chairs a working group for the Medicine Hat Bariatric Friendly Hospital Project.
Pam Hung is the occupational therapist with the Provincial Bariatric Resource Team. She provides clinical consultation, education and leadership to health professionals working with people with obesity. She has been involved in developing clinical resources, including videos for health professionals on safe client handling. Pam has worked in acute care, and in the Edmonton Adult Bariatric Specialty Clinic. She has also been an instructor at the University of Alberta for OT and health science students.