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Dietary Supplement Use in the United States

Event Type

Live Online

Date

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET

Location

PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$30.00

  • Overview

    Dietary supplements are commonly used by patients nationwide and sold in almost every community pharmacy today. In fact, one in 10 people use 5 of more dietary supplements daily. Dietary reference intakes have been established for key vitamins and nutrients, but supplements are actually regulated as foods by the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS). Commonly used supplements include: multi-vitamins, calcium, fish oil, and vitamin D, to name a few. Unfortunately, there have been recent scandals involving the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements in the United States. Therefore, it is imperative that clinicians have the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide recommendations and education regarding their appropriate use and safety concerns.

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    Handouts

    Slide Document:   18001L01_4pp.pdf


    Slide Document:   18001L01_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Review what constitutes a dietary supplement
    Describe key regulations associated with dietary supplements
    Evaluate the safety and efficacy of dietary supplement use
    Identify reputable dietary supplement resources to enhance practice and provide patient education


    Pharmacist

    Review what constitutes a dietary supplement
    Describe key regulations associated with dietary supplements
    Evaluate the safety and efficacy of dietary supplement use
    Identify reputable dietary supplement resources to enhance practice and provide patient education


    Pharmacy Technician

    Review what constitutes a dietary supplement
    Identify common dietary supplements and their uses

  • Repeat Presentation

    This presentation was last given on Thursday, December 6, 2018

    Future Airings

    DateTime 
    Monday, May 6, 201910:30 AMView
    Monday, June 3, 201910:30 AMView

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-18-001-L01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-001-L01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-001-L01-T

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