PCOA-PCP 10: Medication Management in Older Adults

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Course Target Audience

  • Primary Care Practitioners- NPs

Course Description

Practitioners will be able to describe how age-related physiological changes influence drug pharmacodynamics and the epidemiology of medication use in older adults.

Overview

This course describes how age-related physiological changes influence drug pharmacodynamics and the epidemiology of medication use in older adults. After viewing this module, practitioners will be able to utilize the Good-Palliative Geriatric Practice Algorithm to ensure appropriateness of medication regimen for older adults and to evaluate risk factors for adverse drug events.

Course Learning Objectives

  1. Describe how age-related physiological changes influence drug pharmacodynamics and the epidemiology of medication use in older adults.
  2. Utilize the Good-Palliative Geriatric Practice Algorithm to ensure appropriateness of medication regimen for older adults.
  3. Evaluate risk factors for adverse drug events.