2022 LIVE @ LUNCH -The “Weight” of Pharmacotherapy: A Patient-Centered Approach for Patients of Higher Weight

May 25, 2022

LIVE @ LUNCH - The “Weight” of Pharmacotherapy: A Patient-Centered Approach for Patients of Higher Weight webinar is part of our LIVE @ LUNCH Webinar Subscription. There are five 1-hour courses included in this webinar series and each can be purchased separately for $25 each. If you are interested in signing up for the $100 webinar subscription for all 5 LIVE @ LUNCH programs, you may do so by clicking on the following link below and will receive a code to register for any/all webinars.

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Target Audience

This knowledge-based program is intended for Pharmacists and Nurses. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.20 ABN
    Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
Course opens: 
04/19/2022
Course expires: 
04/20/2025
Event starts: 
05/25/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/25/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
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PDF icon 2022- L@L Weight- CE Program Packet.pdf

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2020 Adult Obesity Prevalence Map lists Alabama as one of 16 states with an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35%. Dating back to 2013, there are recommendations from the AHA/ACC/TOS. There have also been practical guidelines from the Endocrine Society and the AACE/ACE that provide specific recommendations for pharmacotherapy agents that were available at the time of publication of the guidelines in 2015/2016. More recently published guidelines, including those from the Obesity Medicine Association, recognize obesity as a disease and the importance of medical management. All of these evidence-based clinical practice recommendations are commonly utilized to provide comprehensive management for persons of higher weight. Key updates to the management of obesity, will be highlighted in the session. Over the last ten years, the FDA-approved pharmacotherapy options for weight loss have expanded and there are now 5 options approved for long-term use. The benefits and safety considerations of these agents in management of persons of higher weight will be highlighted. Pharmacists are faced with trying to keep up with the new clinical practice guidelines, data, and new medications and being ready to apply it to patient cases. A variety of cases in patients with comorbidities that can impact management of higher weight will be presented to the attendees. Discussion of the best option for the management of the patient cases will be reviewed based on the evidence presented.

Live webinar
United States

Kristi W. Kelley, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP, CDE, BC-ADM is a Clinical Professor at the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Kelley earned both her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (1999) and Doctor of Pharmacy (2000) degrees at the Harrison School of Pharmacy. She completed an ASHP-accredited Primary Care Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2001.

In addition to teaching in her clinical practice, Dr. Kelley is also involved in didactic teaching, service, and scholarship within the School.  Complementing her practice and research interests is Dr. Kelley’s involvement in professional associations, such as the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Alabama chapter of ASHP (ALSHP), the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), serving on a variety of committees and holding leadership roles.

While on faculty at Auburn, Dr. Kelley has been honored to receive the Hargreaves Faculty Mentor Award, Roche's Preceptor of the Year, and be recognized as a Preceptor of Excellence four times. Dr. Kelley was part of a three-member team that received the school's inaugural Excellence in Teaching award and were also recognized as the school's representatives at the 2014 AACP Annual Meeting as a "Teacher of the Year." In 2018, Dr. Kelley was again awarded HSOP's Excellence in Teaching award. In 2016, Dr. Kelley was the recipient of ACCP's Education Award.

Dr. Kelley’s scholarship interests include diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and pharmacy education. She has published and presented on these topics at both the regional and national level.  In addition, she has served as invited faculty for ASHP recertification programs and ACCP’s Teaching and Learning Academy/Certificate Program.


Practice Site

Dr. Kelley practices at the Continuity Clinics with Brookwood Baptist Health, Internal Medicine Residency Program in Birmingham, Alabama where she serves as non-physician faculty. She is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing all pharmacy services related to patient care while precepting pharmacy students on ambulatory care rotations. During her time with HSOP, she has established clinical pharmacy services in three outpatient internal medicine clinics in the Birmingham area.

 

Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-0000-22-030-L01-P and is intended for pharmacists.

Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515.

Available Credit

  • 1.20 ABN
    Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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