High Risk Medications and Polypharmacy for Non-Prescribers
Speaker: Sasha Rackman, MD
Date: Wednesday, November 3
Time: 10am – 12pm PT/11am – 1pm MT/12- 2pm CT/1 – 3pm ET
Medication-related problems in older adults have increased tremendously over time, and cause a wide range of adverse health outcomes. This presentation will review high-risk medications and problematic polypharmacy in older adults for non-prescribers. Goals of the presentation include understanding principles of safe medication use, identification of high-risk medication use, and review of interdisciplinary strategies that can be used to promote medication safety in older adults.
- Describe principles of safe medication use in older adults.
- Identify medications which are high-risk in older adults.
- Review interdisciplinary strategies to deprescribe and promote medication safety in older adults.
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Continuing Education Information
In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of Two (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of Two (2) nursing contact hour(s).
This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.
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Rush University Medical Center designates this activity for Two (2) CE credits in psychology.
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