Pharmacologic Intervention for Weight Loss

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. State the medications currently approved for medical weight loss.
2. Formulate a plan to approach pharmacologic weight loss systematically.
3. Recognize the side effects of the commonly used medications for weight loss.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
01/10/2017
Course expires: 
01/09/2020
Parent activity set: 

Tim Brown, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP, Director of Clinical Pharmacotherapy in Family Medicine, Center for Family Medicine at Akron General Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation Affiliate, Ohio

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/10/2017
Course expires: 
01/09/2020
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