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Potentially Inappropriate High Risk Medications in Older Adults

What You Will Learn

  • Understand polypharmacy and list contributing factors in older adults
  • Identify common high risk, potentially inappropriate medications using the Beers Criteria
  • Discuss appropriate monitoring and potential alternatives for high risk medications

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What You Will Learn

  • Understand polypharmacy and list contributing factors in older adults
  • Identify common high risk, potentially inappropriate medications using the Beers Criteria
  • Discuss appropriate monitoring and potential alternatives for high risk medications
Thursday, June 10, 2021

10AM EASTERN

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Price

$35 for Member
$90 for Non-member

90 minutes
Publisher

Ohio Health Care Association

Subjects

Assisted Living, Home Care, Skilled Nursing

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Summary

Polypharmacy is associated with several risks including increased healthcare costs, hospitalizations, and emergency room visits. We know that some medications pose more of a risk to older adults than do others. This learning session will review the most recent update to the Beers Criteria. Our interdisciplinary team can use the Beers Criteria to identify opportunities that lead to the best possible outcomes for the individual by eliminating unnecessary or potentially harmful medications.

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Presenters

Lorinda Babb, PharmD, BCGP
Clinical Manager - Omnicare

Lorinda is a Clinical Manager for Omnicare consultant pharmacists in Indiana and Southwest Ohio. In this role, Lorinda works... Read More

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