Nutrition Education Seminar

Nutrition Education Seminar

If you are considering weight loss surgery, or if you have already taken your first steps, this seminar will help. You will learn more about the important lifestyle changes necessary for successful weight-loss surgery outcomes.

From November 03, 2021 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Categories: Education Class

Masks and social distancing required. Participants must enter the main LVMC entrance for COVID symptom screening

At the Ocean’s Seven Café, Honda Room at Lompoc Valley Medical Center

If you are considering weight loss surgery, or if you have already taken your first steps, this seminar will help.  You will learn more about the important lifestyle changes necessary for successful weight-loss surgery outcomes.

This seminar is for those considering to undergo weight loss or bariatric, surgery at Lompoc Valley Medical Center.

Topics Include:

  • Nutrition Guidelines
  • Eating Behaviors
  • Diet Progression
  • Vitamin/Mineral Supplements
  • Physical Activity
  • Lifelong Healthy Eating Habits

Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge to improve your health and to prepare you for the lifestyle changes you will experience following weight loss surgery.

Speakers

Cristina Ortega
Cristina Ortega

M. Cristina Ortega is the Bariatric Coordinator for LVMC. A registered nurse, she has held numerous clinical positions in nursing since 2007, including positions at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and as an Intensive Care Unit nurse.

She also has experience as a Home Health Supervisor and in case management. She began her career at LVMC in 2018 as an Emergency Room nurse and has also been in the House Supervisor role since mid-2019. She earned her Associate of Science in nursing at Santa Barbara City College.

Hayley Esdaile
Hayley Esdaile

Hayley Esdaile is a Registered Dietitian at Lompoc Valley Medical Center. She works closely with both inpatient and outpatient services, and is also involved in nutrition education outreach. Hayley holds a bachelor's degree in Nutrition Science with a concentration in Dietetics from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also earned an Associate’s Degree in Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Santa Barbara City College.

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