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Geriatrics PRN Focus Session -- Demystifying Deprescribing

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM MST at Phoenix Convention Center North Building Street Level: North Ballroom 120D

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-157-L01-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

Clinical Considerations in Deprescribing
1:15 PM

  • Kristin  Zimmerman, Pharm.D., CGPSpeaker: Kristin Zimmerman, Pharm.D., CGP
    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond, Virginia
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Learning Objectives
1. Describe best practices in deprescribing across the continuum of care (e.g., inpatient, outpatient, long-term care settings) .
2. Describe how to implement existing algorithms and models for practice.
3. Apply pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles to a patient case requiring a plan for deprescribing.
Overcoming Obstacles to Deprescribing
2:00 PM


Learning Objectives
1. Identify how to develop strategies for obtaining prescriber and patient buy-in.
2. Discuss ethical considerations of deprescribing.