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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    Offline Date

    Saturday, February 12, 2022

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) developed the AGS Beers Criteria with the intention of improving medication selection, reducing adverse drug events and to serve as a tool to educate clinicians and patients by reducing exposure to potentially inappropriate medications (PIMS) that pose higher risk when used in older adults. Since 2011, the AGS introduced a scheduled triennial update with the latest having been released in 2019. This update will provide opportunities to translate criteria into practice and address some of the controversy and myths that continue to prevail.

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   19141H01_6pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   19141H01_2pp.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Identify the medications that are considered to be potentially inappropriate if used in older adults
      Recognize opportunities to mitigate risk when using medications on the Beers list based on recommendations made by the interdisciplinary panel
      Recognize key evidence used to establish the new 2019 American Geriatric Society (AGS) Beers Criteria

      Pharmacy Technician

      Identify the medications that are considered to be potentially inappropriate if used in older adults
      Recognize opportunities to mitigate risk when using medications on the Beers list based on recommendations made by the interdisciplinary panel
      Recognize key evidence used to establish the new 2019 American Geriatric Society (AGS) Beers Criteria

      Nurse

      Identify the medications that are considered to be potentially inappropriate if used in older adults
      Recognize key evidence used to establish the new 2019 American Geriatric Society (AGS) Beers Criteria
      Recognize opportunities to mitigate risk when using medications on the Beers list based on recommendations made by the interdisciplinary panel
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-663961

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-141-H01-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-141-H01-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-19-141-H01-N

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


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    Google Chrome
    Safari
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    4G cellular connection
     
     

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