Fundamentals of Prescribing for Older Adults

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This lecture, recorded during a 2021 Live Review Course & Clinical Update, provides important education about prescribing medications for older adults.


FORMAT

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Video: Video format requires Google Chrome; each video purchase can be viewed two times within 6 months of purchase. Rewind and fast forward options not available.

Audio: Each audio purchase is accessible for 1 year from the date of purchase.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify important considerations to be made when prescribing for the older adult, such as the new onset of disease, unrecognized adverse drug events, and adverse effects of medications.
  2. Describe appropriate and inappropriate uses of medications for the older adult, using the American Geriatrics Society Beers Criteria to ensure safety when prescribing.
  3. Discuss the mechanism of action, monitoring, and side effects of commonly prescribed medications, as well as additional nonpharmacologic considerations necessary in the care of older adults.

CREDITS

This activity is approved for 1 contact hour (includes 1 hour of pharmacology)


TIME TO COMPLETE

1 hours, 3 minutes plus posttest

RELEASED

February 2021


ACCREDITED PROVIDER

Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 100820. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) (which includes 1 hour(s) of pharmacology). Program ID #2021-02-23P (video), 2021-02-46P (audio).


FACULTY

This course is taught by Amelie Hollier, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, a nationally certified family nurse practitioner who is one of the most dynamic and sought after speakers in the healthcare industry. She is the president and CEO of APEA.

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