A New Era in Pediatric Weight Management: Anti-Obesity Medications for Adolescents

1.25 NAPNAP Contact Hour of which 1.0 contain pharmacology content. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $12.50 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $25. This course is a recorded presentation for NAPNAP's 2024 National Conference.
The new AAP guidelines for pediatric obesity management recommend consideration of anti-obesity medication as adjunct treatment. How can pediatric-focused NPs incorporate these agents into their practice? This presentation will review approved medications, and teach learners how to use them safely and competently.

This archived presentation from our 2024 national conference is available as part of a bundle of courses recorded during our 2024 conference in Denver, CO. Purchase the conference bundle to be enrolled in the full library of 2024 conference sessions, and earn up to 27 NAPNAP Contact Hours, 5.5 Pharmacology,1.25 Psychopharmacology and 2.5 Controlled Substance. 

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Please note that this program is a recording from a live session from NAPNAP 2024 national conference in Denver, CO. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

Acknowledge selected key action statements of the 2023 AAP Clinical Practice Guideline for children and adolescents with obesity

Identify important considerations when choosing an anti-obesity medication for an individual patient

Recognize how to monitor patients prescribed anti-obesity medications.

Course summary
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Amy Barthoshesky, FNP-BC

Suzanne Paul, FNP-C

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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity will discuss some off label use of medications not approved by the FDA

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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