{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Mitigating the Dangers of Polypharmacy in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about polypharmacy, with a focus on ways to reduce the prescription and use of potentially inappropriate medications among community-dwelling older adults.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline the evidence relevant to polypharmacy that emphasizes the seriousness of this problem among older adults.
  2. Summarize the appropriate assessment and intervention strategies for older adults who might require deprescribing.
Price: $17.95

Credits:

  • ACPE 1.5 CH

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. UAN 0431-0000-20-003-H05-P

Professions: Pharmacist
Test Code: AJN0220B-Pharm
Published: February 2020
Expires: 7/31/2023
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Jaclyn Gabauer, MSN, RN, APN, AGCNS-BC, PCCN
Categories: Geriatrics , Pharmacology