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.

Pharmacology
Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credit Hours: 1.0 CE contact hours, 0.5 pharmacology

Course Overview

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Weight Loss Treatment

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for weight loss, 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.

Faculty

  • John Morton MD