{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Medication Reconciliation and Education for Older Adults: Using the 2015 AGS Beers Criteria as a Guide

Purpose of Activity

To provide practical guidance for home health clinicians about the phenomenon of polypharmacy in older adults living in the community.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize the causes of polypharmacy in older adults.
  2. Identify strategies to address polypharmacy using the American Geriatric Society (AGS) Beers Criteria
Price: $24.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.







Test Code: HHCN1116
Published: Nov/Dec 2016
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 12/17 (70%)
Authors: Nina Flanagan, PhD, GNP-BC, APMH-BC; Judith Beizer, PharmD
Specialties: Home Health