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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about issues surrounding polypharmacy in older adults, including a case study to illustrate the significance of this problem.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify causes and outcomes of polypharmacy in older adults.
  2. Select assessment tools and strategies to address polypharmacy.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 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 Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: HHCN1115
Published: Nov/Dec 2015
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Patricia T. Alpert, DrPH, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP; Tricia Gatlin, PhD, RN