Obesity the Symptom: How Community Pharmacists Can Stop the Biochemical Chaos (Front End)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
2:30 - 4 p.m.
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.
ACPE UAN: 0207-0000-17-226-L04-P and 0207-0000-17-226-L04-T
1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)

Weight loss is one of those rare instances in which you win when you lose … and, wouldn’t everyone want to win away a few pounds? What if obesity is a symptom caused by factors like medications, stress, the standard American diet, nutrient-deficiencies, or toxins? This program will discuss the potential biochemical chaos of the obese patient and how you, their trusted chemical expert, can assist. A pharmacy owner will share the foundations to a successful, pharmacy-based weight loss/lifestyle program as well as its impact to patient health and pharmacy profits.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the impact of nutrient deficiency on obesity.

  2. Explain body composition analysis and its role in health management.

  3. Discuss the fundamentals of an appointment-based model.

  4. Discuss marketing and outreach efforts that are effective in promoting a weight loss niche.

Speaker: Kathy Campbell, PharmD, Medicap Pharmacy, Owasso, Okla.

Activity Type: Application-based
Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians