Pharmacy Podcast Episode 132 : Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Obesity

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Pharmacy Grand Rounds Podcast
Episode 132: Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Obesity

 

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Speaker: Kristina M. Thurber, PharmD, BCPS

Kristina M. Thurber, PharmD, BCPS recognizes pharmacotherapy for the treatment of obesity and explain mechanisms of action for each class, discusses and compares clinical data and weight loss outcomes for common treatment options, and determines an optimal pharmacologic regimen for the treatment of obesity given patient-specific factors.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize pharmacotherapy for the treatment of obesity and explain mechanisms of action for each class
  • Discuss and compare clinical data and weight loss outcomes for common treatment options
  • Determine an optimal pharmacologic regimen for the treatment of obesity given patient-specific factors

Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 0.50 ACPE
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/17/2023
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Cost:
$10.00

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.

Credit Statement(s):

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACPE
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.50 ACPE Knowledge -based contact hours. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACPE UAN Number: JA0000238-0000-23-049-H01-P

 

AAPA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. Approval is valid until 09/01/2024. This activity is designated for 0.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

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Available Credit

  • 0.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 0.50 ACPE
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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