Care of the Bariatric Patient

My Health Learning Course Code: 78515151 : Online Survey ID: 40002793

Duration: 20 Mins : Published: June 2015

Owner: HETI : Team: District HETI


This consists of only one course

Welcome to the eLearning module Care of the Bariatric Patient.
This module provides an interactive learning experience on the principles involved when caring for the bariatric patient.
A certificate is issued on completion.


On completion of this module you will:

  • Recognise the patient who has special needs due to obesity
  • Incorporate sensitive care delivery involving dignity and respect
  • Utilise safe work practice during manual handling
  • Recognise multidisciplinary team involvement during care coordination


This course is designed for all NSW Health Staff employees who care for the bariatric patient (nursing, midwives, medical, allied health employees, and may qualify for up to 0.4 hrs of Continuous Professional Development


National Safety and Quality Healthservice Standards,NSQHS,  bariatric, obesity, care, patient, morbid obesity, fat, fateness, large, risk, risk prevention, sensitive care delivery, safe work practice, care coordination, special needs, size, body mass index, overweight, weight, NSQHS, Standard 1, Govenance for Safety and Quality in Health Service Organisations, 78515151, districtheti, 2015

  • Method : Online
  • No prerequisites
  • Not mandatory