Polypharmacy in Older Adult Patients

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This 1 hour and 1 minute long presentation helps the participant assess medication appropriateness for older patients, develop strategies to prescribe and discontinue medications for older patients, and apply principles of safe prescribing for older patients.


FORMAT

Streaming Online Video OR Audio Download

Video: Video format requires Google Chrome; each video purchase can be viewed two times within 6 months of purchase. Rewind and fast forward not available.

Audio: Each audio purchase is accessible for 2 years from the date of purchase.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Assess medications for appropriateness prior to prescribing for older adults
  2. Develop strategies to prescribe/discontinue medications for older adult patients who are seen in primary care
  3. Apply principles of safe prescribing when managing older adult patients

CREDITS

This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hour(s) (which includes 1.0 hour(s) of pharmacology)


TIME TO COMPLETE

1 hour 1 minute


RELEASED

Reviewed and renewed October 2020; originally released April 2016


ACCREDITED PROVIDER

Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 100820. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hour(s) (which includes 1.0 hour(s) of pharmacology). Program ID #2016-02-11P, #2016-06-08P.


FACULTY

This course is taught by Amelie Hollier, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, a nationally certified family nurse practitioner who is one of the most engaging and effective speakers in the healthcare industry.


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Minimum space required: Each video section may take up to 150 MB. Each audio section may take up to 90 MB.

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