There is a positive correlation between number of medications and rates of falls and adverse drug events leading to hospitalizations. Older adults are at risk for falls and adverse events due to a high average number of medications. More often than not, medications are added to patient regimens when a new symptom appears.
This webinar focuses on tools for appropriately deprescribing medications that are no longer indicated or have a potential to cause harm.
Developed & Conducted by the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
in cooperation with the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development,
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the United Way.