Prescribing for the Geriatric Population: AGS Updated BEERS Criteria 2015 (T)

Prescribing for the Geriatric Population: AGS Updated BEERS Criteria 2015 (T)

NMPE 2016

Northern Michigan Pharmacy Education Seminar 
April 10, 2016

Prescribing for the Geriatric Population: AGS Updated BEERS Criteria 2015 (T)
1.5 contact hours; ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-16-215-L01-T; Knowledge-type Activity
Post-test questions were not received; therefore, you will not be penalized for not completing post-test questions for this program. However, the program evaluation must be completed to receive continuing education credit.

Presenter 

Mark Jackson, M.D., iNDIGO Post Acute and Long Term Care, Traverse City, Mich.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to recognize the risks of potentially inappropriate medications, identify common medications to avoid that are potentially inappropriate for elderly patients and discuss how the BEERS Criteria can guide safe and effective prescribing in the elderly.