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Polypharmacy: Proven Problems or Priceless Possibilities?

Polypharmacy:  Proven Problems or Priceless Possibilities?


Event date: 9/17/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM iCal Export


Topic: "Polypharmacy:  Proven Problems or Priceless Possibilities?"

Speakers: Tracy S. Loper, MD

Professional Practice Gap: Practitioners are frequently challenged between the available evidence against polypharmacy and its apparent proliferation in the medical community. This presentation will address that gap.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe polypharmacy and its implications in different patient populations, especially the geriatric.
  2. Recognize over-prescribing pitfalls, especially in patients with significant medical co-morbidities.
  3. Identify strategies for educating patients and offering polypharmacy corrections and solutions.


CE Credits: 1

For More Information Contact:

Andie Stringfellow, Sr. Administrative Assistant
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
andie-stringfellow@ouhsc.edu

Polypharmacy:  Proven Problems or Priceless Possibilities?

VIDEOCONFERENCE:  https://mediasite.ouhsc.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/psychgrandrounds

by Tracy S. Loper, MD, Assistant Professor - OUHSC, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine and
Medical Director, Autumn Life Inpatient Geropsychiatry, OU Edmond