The Role of the Health Care Professional in Ensuring the Safe and Effective Use of Dietary Supplements

Pharmacy Times, June 2016 Women's Health, Volume 82, Issue 6

This Continuing Education activity is supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products.

The Role of the Health Care Professional in Ensuring the Safe and Effective Use of Dietary Supplements

Faculty

Mary M. Bridgeman, PharmD, BCPS, CGP

Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Clinical Associate Professor

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Piscataway, New Jersey

Educational Objectives

After completing this continuing education program, the participant will be able to:

  • Examine common nutritional deficiencies in the United States.
  • Identify appropriate candidates for dietary supplementation.
  • Explore the role of the health care professional in educating patients on the appropriate use of dietary supplements and the potential for drug interactions.

Target audience: P

harmacists

Type of activity: Application

Release date: June 12, 2016

Expiration date: June 12, 2018

Estimated time to complete activity: 2.0 hours

Fee: Free

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-16-076-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through June 12, 2018.