Nurse Practitioner: Geriatric Prescribing: Special Considerations and Issues of Safety and Efficacy

25.00
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Run Time: 1.2
Contact Hours: 1.6
Rx Hours: 1.6

Learn about age- and disease-related physiologic changes in the elder, as these factors influence the choice of safe, efficacious therapeutic agents in the older adult population. Adjusting medication in the face of reduced hepatic and renal function in the older adult is highlighted, and an update on the latest Beer criteria is discussed.

Geriatric Prescribing: Special Considerations and Issues of Safety and Efficacy

25.00

Run Time: 1.2
Contact Hours: 1.6
Rx Hours: 1.6

Learn about age- and disease-related physiologic changes in the elder, as these factors influence the choice of safe, efficacious therapeutic agents in the older adult population. Adjusting medication in the face of reduced hepatic and renal function in the older adult is highlighted, and an update on the latest Beer criteria is discussed.