In this webinar, we will dive into the pathophysiology, drug-induced nutrient depletions, and more regarding cardiovascular diseases as well as how to approach it with a functional pharmacist lens. Purchase of this webinar will allow you access to the live webinar, a pdf of the slides and a copy of the recording. The course is accredited for 1.5 hours of continuing education (1.5 CEU). You will need to enter an attendance code and 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. Discuss current guidelines for use of lipid-lowering medications.
  2. Describe the impact of drug induced nutrient depletions caused by medications used for risk management of cardiovascular disease.
  3. Identify the role of dyslipidemia on health outcomes.
  4. Summarize the relationship between insulin resistance, endothelial dysfunction and intestinal permeability.
  5. Discuss a protocol for addressing cardiovascular health using a functional medicine approach.

04. Speaker(s)

  • Suzanne Keyes, PharmD, FACA, Keyes' Compounding, Elk City, Ok.
  • Lara Zakaria, PharmD, RPh, MS, CNS, CDN, IMFCP, Pharmacist and Clinical Nutritionist, The Sandy Hook Clinic

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.


Functional medicine

Thinking Outside the Vial: Metabolic Syndrome - Cardiovascular
Thinking Outside the Vial: Metabolic Syndrome - Cardiovascular - Pre-test
eLearning Course
Thinking Outside the Vial: Metabolic Syndrome - Cardiovascular - Video
eLearning Course
Thinking Outside the Vial: Metabolic Syndrome - Cardiovascular - Final Assessment
eLearning Course
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Type:Learning Path
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Learning Time:1h  45m
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  10/14/2023
Available discounts:
  • Member
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