Obesity Canada: Certified Bariatric Educator Final Exam 

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Interested in becoming a Canadian Certified Bariatric Educator?

All eligible health professionals licensed within Canada providing bariatric education may obtain the Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE®) designation.

To begin, please submit a Certification Application Form to Obesity Canada for processing or visit https://obesitycanada.ca/resources/certified-bariatric-educator/ for more information.

Time Commitment

This exam is comprised of 4 parts, totalling 195 questions. The exam is estimated to take 3-5 hours to complete.

 Multi-Device Compatible

Access all components from your desktop, tablet or mobile device.


A Certified Bariatric Educator Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the exam requirements. The certification is valid through 5 years from the date of issue.


Developed by Obesity Canada, this in-depth, evidence-based program is designed for healthcare professionals who understand the principles of obesity management and want to advance their practice to the next level.

Who should take this program?

Allied healthcare professionals who are currently working or interested in working in bariatric medicine looking to gain the expertise, necessary tools and strategies to approach, assess and manage patients with obesity.

What is the Certification Criteria?

The Canadian Obesity Network will verify through your Application Form that you have completed all the pre-requisites to this exam including:

  1. Successful completion of the Advanced Obesity Management Program
  2. 700 hours of practical experience related to obesity management within a medical or allied healthcare professional setting
  3. An active healthcare practitioner license in good standing

What is the Certification Process?

  1. Upon proof of certification criteria and payment, you will receive the link to the online course through the website
  2. The final exam will consist of 4 sections and a passing mark of 80% or more is required to be eligible for certification
  3. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive an electronic certificate
  4. You will then be able to add the credentials to your signature

How to apply?

If you meet the certification criteria, please register through the Obesity Canada website:  https://obesitycanada.ca/resources/certified-bariatric-educator/

Accreditation Details

Program available online until June 19, 2020.

Price: $295.00 (CAD)