{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Mitigating the Dangers of Polypharmacy in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about polypharmacy, with a focus on ways to reduce the prescription and use of potentially inappropriate medications among community-dwelling older adults.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline the evidence relevant to polypharmacy that emphasizes the seriousness of this problem among older adults.
  2. Summarize the appropriate assessment and intervention strategies for older adults who might require deprescribing.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: AJN0220B
Published: February 2020
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Jaclyn Gabauer, MSN, RN, APN, AGCNS-BC, PCCN
Categories: Drug Therapy , Geriatrics