Regulation of Body Weight - JA0008057-0000-19-055-H01-P

Regulation of Body Weight

by Nathan Jakowski, PharmD
JA0008057-0000-19-055-H01-P
(5.0 / 2 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Pharmacy (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50

Summary:

This continuing education course aims to develop pharmacists’ knowledge of obesity and weight management treatment options. Learners will be exposed to a brief disease state background, including definitions, classification, and measurements of obesity. Then treatment options based on three of the most current obesity guidelines will be reviewed, including nonpharmacologic treatments, pharmacologic treatments, and bariatric surgery. The focus will be placed on drug treatments and other pharmacotherapy implications.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to instruct pharmacists and other healthcare providers about obesity, including disease state review, nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options, and bariatric surgery. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define obesity and review measurements and classifications
  • Describe nonpharmacologic treatment for obesity
  • Review the seven drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as pharmacologic agents for weight loss
  • Discuss bariatric surgery and pharmacotherapy implications
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
The course is intended for pharmacists
 
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider # 50-1489).
 
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Hours dedicated to pharmacology: 0.5 contact hours
 
Initial Release Date: 6/28/2019; Planned Expiration Date: 12/31/2019

Course Originally Released on: 6/18/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/26/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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MARIE N - Orange, CA  ·  Sep 11, 2019
thank you for a great ce
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ONLINE
Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50