Prescribing in older people
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This resource considers appropriate prescribing in older people, including when to discontinue medications. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include managing non-adherence, and reducing medication burden.
After completing this module, you should be better able to:
Dr Heather Barry, Dr Audrey Rankin and Dr Anna Millar, Research fellows, Primary Care Research Group, Queen’s University Belfast
This resource is provided at an intermediate level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.
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