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Program Details

Using Medications Safely in Seniors


Adrienne Mims, MD MPH
Medical Director for Medicare Quality Improvement
Alliant GMCF


Magnolia Coastlands AHEC

Program Description

This session will provide a comprehensive review of the challenges with using medications in seniors. Participants will learn effective strategies to ensure seniors can actively participate in managing their medications.

Learning Objectives

Session participants will learn how to:
- Understand causes and impact of Adverse Drug Events
- Describe Medication Reconciliation, when and how to perform
- Be able to use available evidence-based resources to ensure that seniors' care reflects safe prescribing of medication


On Demand
Original program date: Oct 27, 2011

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

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Program Keywords

Palliative Care, Pharmacy