In this webinar, we will dive into the pathophysiology, drug-induced nutrient depletions, and more of gastrointestinal diseases as well as how to approach it with a functional pharmacist lens. Purchase of this webinar will allow you access the recording of the webinar and a pdf of the slides. The course is accredited for 1.5 hours of continuing education (1.5 CEU). You will need to complete a pre-test and pass a post-test with a score of at least 70% to earn credit for this course as well as complete a feedback evaluation to earn credit. Please note that this course is not accredited for pharmacy technicians. If you are a pharmacy technician, you are still welcome to take the course, but will not be eligible to claim continuing education for your participation. Learn more about our speakers here.

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02. Pharmacist Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the impact of antacid use on gastrointestinal health outcomes from a functional medicine perspective.
  2. Discuss the impact of drug-induced nutrient depletions caused by gastrointestinal medications.
  3. Identify the role of microbiome balance on various health outcomes.
  4. Define intestinal permeability.
  5. Discuss a protocol for addressing gut health using a functional medicine lens.

04. Speaker(s)

  • Lara Zakaria, PharmD, RPh, MS, CNS, CDN, IMCP, Functional Medicine Pharmacist and Nutritionist, the Foodie Farmacist
  • Suzanne Keyes, PharmD, FACA, Keyes' Compounding, Elk City, Ok.

05. Speaker Disclosure Statement

There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined commercial interests to disclose for anyone who was in control of the content of the activity.

07. Pharmacist ACPE UAN#


09. Contact Hours


ACPE Statement

NCPA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program will provide 1.5 contact hour (0.15 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit. The participant will need to complete the components listed above including a pre-test, video(s), final assessment, and an activity evaluation. Each final assessment is considered complete with a grade of 70% or better. NCPA’s continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete this continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time.

Activity Type



Functional medicine

Thinking Outside the Vial: Gastrointestinal
Thinking Outside the Vial: Gastrointestinal - Pre-test
eLearning Course
Thinking Outside the Vial: Gastrointestinal - Video
eLearning Course
Thinking Outside the Vial: Gastrointestinal - Final Assessment
eLearning Course
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Type:Learning Path
Credit Categories

The following credits are available upon completion of these activities.

Total credits:  1.5
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  09/15/2023
Available discounts:
  • Member
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