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Medication Use

Leigh Ann Mike, PharmD, MCPS, MCGP

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington

Assistant Director for Education, Plein Center for Geriatric Pharmacy Research, Education, & Outreach

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

Discuss important concepts related to medication use in older adults including Beers criteria, polypharmacy, prescribing cascades, and deprescribing.

Review 2023 updates to Beers Criteria.

Apply concepts and principles of geriatric pharmacotherapy to a patient case.

[From the Spring 2023 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]