Overmedication: A Hazard for Elders

Outlines the serious and often life-threatening problem of polypharmacy in elders, including the increased risk for falls. Pharmacodynamics are explained in context of the geriatric population. Beers criteria, used to identify inappropriate medications for older adults, is introduced. Includes measures to improve medication management and to enhance compliance.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
02/20/2019
Course expires: 
08/01/2021
Cost:
$19.00
Rating: 
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Fran Laughton, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP
Tracey Long, RN, PhD, APRN

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Contact hours

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Cost:
$19.00
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