Weight Loss Treatment and Medication Management for Bariatric Surgery

March 16, 2022

The purposes are: to identify the medications used for obesity treatment. Identify indications for bariatric surgery, complications of bariatric procedures, and pharmacological additions, deletions, or alterations necessary perioperatively. Review the bariatric surgery guidelines and literature surrounding pharmacokinetic changes after bariatric procedures. Highlight important areas that pharmacists can intervene on, in patients in the perioperative period.

Target Audience

Pharmacists

Pharmacy Tech

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist

  1. Discuss the prevalence, risk factors, complications, and classification of obesity to determine treatment options.
  2. Describe and compare bariatric procedures
  3. Identify the pharmacokinetic changes after bariatric surgery and identify other complications of surgery
  4. Explain medication additions, deletions, and other alterations necessary for patients in the perioperative period

Pharmacy tech

  1. List commonly used obesity treatment medications
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
Course opens: 
02/24/2022
Course expires: 
04/30/2022
Event starts: 
03/16/2022 - 12:30pm CDT
Event ends: 
03/16/2022 - 1:30pm CDT
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.

 

Planning committee members

 

Nicasia D’Allesandro, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

Christiana Care

 

Sumit Gandotra, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist

Christiana Care

 

Maria Budney, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist

Christiana Care

 

Presenters

 

Nicasia D’Allesandro, PharmD

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident

Christiana Care

 

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and ChristianaCare. Vizient, Inc. 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.

Designation Statement:


PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-22-127-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-22-127-L01-T

 

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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