Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2014 | Medications in Aging: Optimizing Outcomes and Improving Safety of Treatment in Older Adults

How to earn contact hour credit

This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.

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Publish Date: June 18, 2014. This course will be available for three years from this date. 

Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers, Washington State Residential Care Council Members and other interested professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  1. List major pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics changes with aging that impact medication selection and dosing.

Additional Information

Format: 
Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
06/18/2014
Expires: 
06/18/2018
Cost:
$10.00

Peggy Odegard, BS Pharm, PharmD, CDE
Chair and Shirley & Herb Bridge Endowed Professor, Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington School of Pharmacy;
Director, University of Washington Pharmacy Cares; Clinical Pharmacist and Diabetes Educator, UW Medicine, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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