Common Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Commmon Drug-Nutrient Interactions Course Description & Information:

  • This course covers the most common drug-nutrient interactions encountered in patient care.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-15-009-L01-P, IRD: 4-1-15. Knowledge based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • Identify the process of drug absorption and give an example of how food may impact absorption.
  • State how grapefruit juice influences drug metabolism.
  • Identify the most common food/nutrient-drug interactions.
  • Review common herb-drug interactions.
  • List available resources for identifying common drug-nutrient and drug-herb interactions.
  • Identify techniques to avoid and minimize drug-nutrient interactions.


Course Credit: 1 Contact Hour

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Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals (nursing pharmacology hours offered), Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

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

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