On Demand CE: Pharmacological and Surgical Management for Weight Loss

Pharmacological and Surgical Management for Weight Loss

Bariatric surgery and obesity treatment expert Dr. John Morton reviews the continuum of care in the prevention and treatment of obesity.

Credit: 1.0 CE contact hours, 0.5 Pharmacology 
Cost: Free, available to members only

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Faculty:

  • John Morton MD

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 

  • Summarize the FDA approved pharmacotherapies for weight, their use, effectiveness and potential risks. 
  • Describe indications and patient assessment for weight loss/bariatric surgery.
  • Review the benefits of weight loss therapies on CVD risk factors, morbidity and mortality.

This educational activity is provided by the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA). PCNA is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an approved provider of Nurse Practitioner continuing education, provider number 030602.