3-hour On-Demand: Adult Weight Management

Course Description & Information:

  • 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: 0826-9999-20-010-H01-P, IRD: 2-2-20, ERD: 2-2-23. Knowledge based activity.
  • Expiration Date: 2-2-2023
  • Level: Intermediate

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).

Learning Outcome: At least 80% of class participants will score 70% or greater on course post-test.

Course Credit: 3 Contact Hours

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Who Should Take This Course:

  • Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

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

Faculty: Ginger Schirmer, PhD, RD

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