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PharmFoodie is providing a new seminar on Friday, September 27, 2013 in Austin, TX.  The title of the program is: The Impact of Weight Loss on Chronic Disease Management and Prevention.  The 8-hour ACPE-accredited workshop will be held at the Doubletree Hotel prior to the UT COP Pharmacy Practice Seminar.

Past Programs:

  • An 8 hour live (and 8 hour home-study) ACPE-accredited Nutrition Counseling for Pharmacists workshop was held in El Paso, TX for pharmacists and technicians in January 2011.  Participants were provided in depth information related to nutritional counseling, the science behind nutrition, specific nutritional-focused activities for particular disease states, the challenges of behavior change among patients, and incorporating nutrition counseling into pharmacy practice.
  • The 8 hour ACPE live workshop was provided to Dallas pharmacists and pharmacy students in February 2012.
  • The one-hour ACPE version of Eat Well, Live Well was provided to the Dallas Area Pharmacy Association monthly meeting on May 5, 2011.  Pharmacist, pharmacy technician, and pharmacy student attendees were provided information regarding patient nutritional counseling and the role a healthful diet can play in improving disease states and quality of life.  
  • Eat Well, Live Well was also provided to pharmacists in San Antonio in October 2011 (Texas Sisters in Pharmacy retreat) and El Paso in November 2011. 
  • An updated, more evidence-based one-hour ACPE accredited program Nutrition Counseling for Pharmacists was provided at the UT COP Pharmacy Practice Seminar in Austin in September 2012 and to the annual meeting of HEB pharmacists in San Antonio in September 2012.
  • The updated one-hour ACPE accredited program was provided to attendees at the Georgia Pharmacists Association Annual meeting in June 2013, and the Mississippi Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting in June 2013. 

In May 2011, PharmFoodie formed a partnership with Milner Group in Georgia to provide nutrition classes to employees  over an extended period.  Employees’ clinical outcomes were be measured  over time to determine the impact that proper nutrition had on disease prevention and progression and weight loss.  Results of the intervention were presented by poster at the American Pharmacists Association meeting in March 2013 in New Orleans. 

Pharmacists, would you like to have a PharmFoodie program (with continuing education) provided near you? Please contact info@pharmfoodie.com.