Less is More: Approaches to Deprescribing in a Variety of Practice Settings


Date of CE Release: 06/03/2021

Date of CE Expiration: 06/03/2022

Learner Notification

 

Faculty:

Nina Vadiei, PharmD
University of Arizona/Banner University Medical Center
 
Erica Garcia-Pittman, MD
UT Austin Dell Medical School/Ascension Texas
 
Christine Dozier, MD
University of Texas Dell Medical School
 
Jasmine Stephens, MD
University of Texas Dell Medical School
 
Matthew Erisman, MD
Banner University Medical Center

 

Summary: This session will review a series of cases demonstrating how psychotropic polypharmacy can easily develop or present as a challenge in a variety of patient care settings (e.g. acute care, outpatient, consult-liason service). Following each case presentation, approaches to minimizing psychotropic polypharmacy/deprescribing in these settings will be discussed, as well as how to address challenges that may arise in these situations.

 

UAN: JA4008163-9999-21-101-H04-P
Activity Type: Knowledge Based

Objectives for Webinar:

1. Discuss the prevalence of psychotropic polypharmacy in older adults
2. Review the evidence on the impact of psychotropic polypharmacy on clinical outcomes
3. Design potential deprescribing algorithms/interventions that can be applied in clinical practice
4. Apply potential deprescribing interventions to patient cases in different healthcare settings

 

Acknowledgement of Support
This webinar is supported in part by an unrestricted educational grant provided by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).

 

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physicians

Amedco LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

Nurses

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of1.0 ANCC contact hours.

 

Pharmacists

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 knowledge-based CPE contact hours.

 

Psychologists

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 psychologist contact hours. 

 

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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:

The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved.  (C7 SCS 6.1-­‐6.2, 6.5)

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed in the program book. If their name is not listed below, they disclosed that they had no relevant financial relationships.

 

Nina Vadiei

No relevant financial relationship exists

Erica Garcia-Pittman No relevant financial relationship exists
Christine Dozier No relevant financial relationship exists
Jasmine Stephens No relevant financial relationship exists
Matthew Erisman No relevant financial relationship exists

 

 

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