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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Recognize the effects of polypharmacy.
  2. Summarize the principles of the process of deprescribing.
  3. Identify the common barriers to deprescribing.
  4. Select the outcomes of deprescribing.

Learning Outcomes

A majority of the participants of this activity will demonstrate knowledge of the process of deprescribing, a goal-directed strategy to minimize polypharmacy, by achieving a passing score on the posttest.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH
  • NM - BON 1.5 CH
  • SC - BON 1.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: CNS0324
Published: Mar/Apr 2024
Expires: 6/6/2025
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Patricia Anne O'Malley, PhD, APRN-CNS