3-hour On-Demand: Adult Weight Management

Price: $47 (or Free with Membership)

Course Description:

  • The goal of the adult weight management course is to provide a practical approach to managing overweight and obese adult patients based on data from research and recommendations from established guidelines.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-17-017-L01-P, IRD: 3-14-17, ERD: 3-14-20. Knowledge based activity.

Course Objectives :

  • Discuss dietary macronutrients (e.g. carbohydrates, protein, & fat) composition in the management of prediabetes, diabetes, and coronary heart disease.
  • Identify the current FDA approved medications prescribed for weight loss and be able to describe the “off label’ use of medications for weight loss.
  • Recognize current evidence-based recommendations for assessment and treatment of weight management.
  • Identify genetic, biologic, and environmental contributors to weight status.
  • Discuss the science behind selected dietary intervention programs and which population is most benefited (e.g. meal replacements, eating frequency and patterns).

Contact Hours: 3

Who Should Take this Course:

  • Target Audience: Pharmacists, Dietitians, and Physical and Occupational Therapy professionals.
  • Credit Hours Awarded for: Nursing professionals and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course materials.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Speaker: Ginger Schirmer, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD

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