Pharmacotherapy for Obesity

March 2, 2021

Learning Objectives:

Understand the indications, contraindications, interactions, mechanisms of action, adverse side effects, and precautions for medications that are commonly used in obesity medicine to manage or prevent adiposity-related disease Learn the effect of these medications on obesity-related diseases Understand that some medications may also have a positive or negative effect on conditions not related to obesity.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/02/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
03/02/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/02/2021 - 8:00am
Rating: 
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Virtual
UPMC Pinnacle
United States

Renu Joshi, MD

VP Chronic Disease Management

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
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