Too much of a good thing: fundamentals of deprescribing
Certificate of Completion
Maximising benefit and minimising harm; Learn how you can support the deprescribing process in older people living with dementia.
Suitable for people working in:
Respite Care , Palliative Care , Residential Care , Acute Care , Primary Care , Community Care
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify aged care residents at risk from their use of multiple medicines
- Describe the difference between medicine use for prevention and symptom control
- Explain why many conditions may be best managed without the use of medicines
- Describe the benefits and risks associated with deprescribing
- Explain the general process of deprescribing
- Discuss how nurses may be involved in deprescribing
In this course, you will complete the following modules:
Continuing Professional Education
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