Online Education | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2013 - Weight Loss Medications
This online module identifies obesity as a chronic disease, describes the diagnostic criteria for obesity, discusses the role of anti-obesity medications in long-term treatment of obesity and discusses the risks, benefits and use of anti-obesity medications.
This course was recorded in May 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.
Publish Date: January 16, 2014. This course will be available for three years from this date.
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This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings. Each module focuses on current recommendations and pharmacotherapeutic principles for women's health problems commonly seen in primary care.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Identify obesity as a chronic disease.
- Describe the diagnostic criteria for obesity.
- Discuss the role of anti-obesity medications in long-term treatment of obesity.
- Discuss the risks, benefits and use of anti-obesity medications.
Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP
Owner, Nurse Practitioner and Medical Obesity Specialist, Integrative Medical Weight Management, Seattle
- 1.50 Contact hours
- 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level