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

June 12th 2016
Mary M. Bridgeman, PharmD, BCPS, CGP

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

This program 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

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

Editorial Support

Yvette C. Terrie, RPh

Clinical Pharmacist

Haymarket, Virginia

Learning Objectives

On completion of this activity, 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

This activity is intended for advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in convenient care clinics.

Release date:June 12, 2016

Expiration date:June 12, 2018

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