Prescribing weight loss medications in primary care is SUCH a common challenge for new nurse practitioners. It feels like there are so many options and things to keep track of.
This week’s video is a follow up video from last week’s video about weight management counseling-- all about weight loss medications in primary care.
✅ Which patients are candidates for weight loss medication
✅ The three main types of medications, side effects to watch out for
✅ Goal setting and what to expect with patients
✅ Monitoring of patients and how often to have them come back to clinic
Check it out here:
(FYI: to slow down the audio speed, hit the gear symbol in the bottom right corner and change it to .75x or .5x. Closed captions are also located at the bottom R hand corner of the video.)
P.S. In the video I said most of the studies are heterogeneous but I meant to say that the studies are too homogeneous-- they’re not reflective of the diverse communities of patients we serve.
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