The Skinny on Weight Loss: A Review of Pharmacological Obesity Management (Home Study)

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Join the APhA-APPM Diabetes Management Special Interest Group for The Skinny on Weight Loss. This webinar will review pharmacologic anti-obesity options, including the newest agents and their place in therapy for the management of overweight/obese adults. Brush up on how to differentiate between weight loss agents and learn when agents are appropriate to use in various patient populations. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist will be able to:

1. Define obesity.
2. List indications for pharmacologic treatment of obesity.
3. Differentiate between weight loss agents and appropriateness of use in various patient populations.
4. Given a patient case, identify an appropriate course of pharmacologic treatment for weight loss management.

Activity type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists 

Learning Level: 1

Accreditation Information

The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following archived webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-17-239-H04-P.

To obtain credit for completing "The Skinny on Weight Loss: A Review of Pharmacological Obesity Management", watch the recorded live webinar, complete the assessment, complete the evaluation, and then claim credit.  Participants will need to have a valid username and password to claim credit. After your credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. 

Initial release date: November 16, 2017 

Expiration date: November 16, 2020


"The Skinny on Weight Loss: A Review of Pharmacological Obesity Management is a home-study continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.


Erin E. Pauling, PharmD and APhA's education staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria.


There is no fee associated with this member only activity.  

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website and view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-17-239-H01-P 0.1 CEUs November 16, 2017 - November 16, 2020