Strategies for Safe and Effective Medication Use
Peggy Odegard, PharmD, CDE, FASCP
Associate Dean for Professional Pharmacy Education
Department of Pharmacy
School of Pharmacy
University of Washington
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
List the major pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic changes with aging that impact medication selection and dosing.
Identify medication-related risks for a particular case patient.
Suggest three strategies for minimizing drug-related problems in older adults.
[From the Spring 2014 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]