Geriatric Pharmacology

Return to Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Review pharmacological principles and their alteration in aging.

2. Evaluate the common prescribing errors made in the elderly.

3. Identify common drug-drug and drug-disease interactions seen in the elderly.

4. Develop an approach for safe drug prescribing and monitoring in the elderly.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
10/15/2013
Course expires: 
10/14/2016

Irene Hamrick, MD, FAAFP, AGSF, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Director of Geriatric Services, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/15/2013
Course expires: 
10/14/2016
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