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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To instruct registered professional nurses in the use of the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults to evaluate risk warranting follow-up in older adults in various settings.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. discuss the need to screen older adults for inappropriate medication use.
  2. outline the appropriate use of the Beers criteria.
  3. summarize the development of the Beers criteria and outcomes associated with their use.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.6 CH
  • DC - BON 2.6 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AJNTT31
Published: January 2009
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Sheila L. Molony PhD, RN, GNP-BC
Categories: Geriatrics