By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:

  • Define the terms "critical" or "morbid" obesity.
  • Identify common causes of obesity.
  • Describe several surgical management techniques for controlling obesity, including pre- and post-surgical expectations and care.
  • Recognize the radiologic signs of complications from bypass surgery.
  • Identify the management of gastric bypass complications.
  • List potential methods of improving radiologic images of obese patients.


ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists                   

CREDIT HOURS:  1                

Accreditation Information: 

Unless otherwise noted, this program will be ASRT-approved as a Category A program by the first start date. You must submit the required information by the deadline date to obtain continuing education credit. 

Target Audience

The target audience is radiologic technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program.