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Polypharmacy in the Elderly - CE214-60
Polypharmacy in the Elderly
CE214-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Linda Dayer-Berenson, RNCS, MSN, NPC and Yavonne Q. Martinez, PharmD, MPH, BCPS and Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to update nurses’ ability to recognize and prevent problems of polypharmacy in the elderly. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to –
  • Identify three factors that lead to polypharmacy.
  • Understand the importance of simplifying drug regimens in the elderly.
  • List three of the most common adverse drug reactions that occur in the elderly.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/22/2015

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