Unique Geriatric Pharmacologic Issues

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Unique Geriatric Pharmacologic Issues

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify clinical importance of effects of age on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
  2. Recognize the risk factors for adverse drug events in older patients and ways to mitigate them
  3. Describe the principles of prescribing for older patients

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2015
Parent activity set: 

Laurence J. Robbins, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2015
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