TACKLING PRESCRIPTION OVERLOAD
PRESENTED BY: Oregon Chapter American College of Physicians; Oregon Geriatrics Society; Oregon Society For Post-Acute & Long-Term Care
Week 4: LONG-TERM CARE SETTING OCTOBER 21, 2021 (Thurs / 6:30-8:00pm)
Harry Krulewitch, MD, MPH; Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD, PhD, CMD, FACP;
James Silvius, MD, FRCPC; William Simonson, PharmD, FASCP
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TARGET AUDIENCE: Physician, Medical Director, Nursing, Pharmacy, PA’s, Fellows, Residents, & Medical Students.
OBJECTIVES: Learn which classes of medications present with highest adverse drug events (ADE) in hospital setting and how to apply evidence-based algorithms & protocols for deprescribing; Understand complexity/problems created by transitions of care with process of transfer of orders and risks of medication errors; Apply strategies for communicating medication changes with nursing team, pharmacist, patients, families, and other health professionals; Identify risks/benefits to select potentially inappropriate medications (PIM) and ADE; Learn evidence-based tools for outpatient setting; Understand high-risk classes of medications and how to select a class of medication to reduce tapering and stopping a specific high-risk class; Understand basic principles of deprescribing, including drug cascades, drug syndromes, ADE, PIM, and guidelines including STOPP/BEERS; Understand role of pharmacist in deprescribing process, including QAPI and scenarios to help achieve best outcomes for patients with multiple prescribing health professionals.
CONTACT: Mary Olhausen, Executive Director: 503-880-7383 / firstname.lastname@example.org