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Continuing Education for Health Professionals

Overmedication: A Hazard for Elders

Module 7

Resources and References

Resources

Self-Paced Modules on Geriatric Care

http://guides.lib.uw.edu/hsl/apnger/top25

Geriatric Age-Specific Self-Learning Module for Clinical Staff

www.geronurseonline.org

The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education

https://www.pogoe.org/

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American Geriatrics Society (2015b). Table. 2015 American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults. Retrieved from Table. Retrieved June 26, 2017 from https://guideline.gov/summaries/summary/49933/American-Geriatrics-Society-2015-updated-Beers-Criteria-for-potentially-inappropriate-medication-use-in-older-adults.

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