Falling For High Risk Medications

Falling for High Risk Medications

Course Expiration Date: 1/31/19

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: 

Instructor: Kristy L. Brittain, PharmD, BCPS, CDE

Target Audience: RN and other interested healthcare providers

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify medications considered high risk in select patient populations.
  • Evaluate drug therapy for patients taking high risk medications to improve patient safety.
  • Analyze methods to reduce the risk of falls in the elderly.

Credit Statements:

 Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This continuing education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour for licensed nurses and 1.0 pharmacology hour.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEU (1.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring  no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

 

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