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Rational Prescribing in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Zachary A. Marcum, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor

University of Washington

Department of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify high-risk medications in older adults with dementia.
  • Describe strategies to reduce medication-related harm in older adults with dementia.
  • Suggest resources to colleagues, patients, and caregivers for safe medication use in older adults with dementia.

[From the Spring 2022 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias)]