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.
- Describe polypharmacy and its implications in different patient populations, especially the geriatric.
- Recognize over-prescribing pitfalls, especially in patients with significant medical co-morbidities.
- Identify strategies for educating patients and offering polypharmacy corrections and solutions.
CE Credits: 1
Polypharmacy: Proven Problems or Priceless Possibilities?
by Tracy S. Loper, MD, Assistant Professor - OUHSC, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine and
Medical Director, Autumn Life Inpatient Geropsychiatry, OU Edmond