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Weight Loss Medications - CHES21
Weight Loss Medications

CHES21 l 2.00 contact hrs
by Karen Lilyquist, PhD, RD, RN, LD
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CE OVERVIEW REVIEWS     
Objectives:
This goal of this continuing education program is to familiarize dietitians with different weight-loss medications that are available and enable them to identify candidates for weight-loss medications. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Discuss the argument related to the use of prescription drugs in the treatment of obesity.
  • Identify the ideal candidate for which weight loss drugs may be appropriate as part of a comprehensive program.
  • List FDA approved weight loss drugs.
  • Explain the pharmacological effects of the weight loss drugs in the body
  • Describe the future of weight loss medications.

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, and fitness professionals.
 
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/30/2013



OnCourse Learning is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

For Florida professionals:

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