Lean on Pharmacy Teams: Approaches to Obesity Management with Pharmacotherapy

Friday, February 9, 10:30-11:30 AM

Accredited for Pharmacists Only

This session provides education for pharmacists to stay at the forefront of obesity management. Content includes an update on current obesity-related data trends, a deep dive into the mechanisms, contraindications, and safety profiles of pharmacotherapy options to manage obesity, and the latest evidence-based recommendations for effective care of overweight patients. Discover how to apply person-centered strategies and shared decision-making to empower individuals on their weight management journey.

Learning Objectives - Pharmacists
Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Summarize the current and projected obesity-related prevalence trends in the United States.
  2. Outline the comprehensive approach to obesity management.
  3. Explain the mechanism of action, contraindications, and safety profile of current pharmacotherapy options to manage obesity.
  4. Evaluate evidence-based recommendations on the use of pharmacotherapy for obesity management.
  5. Apply person-centered strategies and shared decision-making in the management of obesity.

0.1 CEU/1 hr
UAN: 0107-0000-23-372-L01-P

Jennifer Clements, PharmD, FCCP, FADCES, BCPS, CDCES, BCACP, BC-ADM
Clinical Professor and Director of Pharmacy Education, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy