An older adult may be prescribed more than eight medications per day. Polypharmacy and agerelated changes increase risk for adverse events. Information is provided regarding safe prescribing strategies and monitoring of medications in older adults. Deprescribing is also addressed.
Contact hours available until 3/17/2020.
Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.
After attending this session, the learner will have increased knowledge of age related changes and prescribing & deprescribing strategies aimed at decreasing the risk for adverse events.