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Weight Loss Medications - CHES21
Weight Loss Medications
CHES21 l 2.00 contact hrs
by Karen Lilyquist, RD, RN, PhD, LD
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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 Gannett Education, 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

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Gannett Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Gannett Education guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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