Obesity-related conditions are among the leading causes of preventable, premature death, include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Join Dr. Erica Crannage for a one-hour live presentation where she reviews the currently available FDA-approved medications for the treatment of obesity. Multi-modal approaches to managing overweight and obesity in adults, including lifestyle modifications, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery will also be discussed. Dr. Crannage will conclude by providing patient counseling strategies such as lifestyle modifications, behavioral intervention, follow-up, as well as the need to monitor for efficacy and toxicity of pharmacologic agents.
To learn more about this activity, including speaker information and learning objectives, expand the module below (click the +). Pharmacists can earn 1.00 contact hour of knowledge-based CE credit at the completion of this activity.
This session will be held live. All pharmacists are welcome to attend, free of charge!
Refreshments will be served before and after the CE activity.
Location: Just a Taste Restaurant, 200 N Jefferson St, St James, MO 65559
CPE Credit: To earn 1.00 hours of CPE credit, please complete the evaluation that will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the event. Please complete this evaluation within 7 days. The CPE Administrator will submit each participant’s NABP number and date of birth combination to CPE Monitor for continuing education credit, no later than two weeks after this virtual presentation.
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Date: Apr 21, 2022 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
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The presentation will begin with an review of the currently available, FDA-approved medications for treatment of obesity. The presentation will then explore the multi-modal approach to managing overweight and obesity in adults, including lifestyle modifications, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery. As pharmacists are in a unique position to counsel patients on lifestyle modifications, provide behavioral intervention and followup, and monitor for efficacy and toxicity of pharmacologic agents, the presentation will outline the most pertinent counseling points for patients.
- Define overweight and obesity and the potential health benefits of losing excess weight
- Evaluate currently FDA-approved weight loss medications for appropriateness, contraindications, efficacy (included indications for dose adjustments), adverse effects, drug interactions, and compliance
- Develop counseling points and strategies to address medication issues in patients who have had bariatric surgery
Erica Crannage, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP
Time: 01:00 AM - 01:00 AM