How to Deprescribe Medicines

CPDTime.
15m
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Lecture Overview

Half of all Australians aged between 65–74 years report taking 5 or more medicines daily, which is known as polypharmacy. Polypharmacy remains one of the foremost reasons to systematically withdraw medicines for patients. Deprescribing may seem like a daunting task for Nurse Practitioners, but in this informative and enlightening talk, Dr Jenny Gowan will step you through exactly how to go through this process with your patients, and put your mind at ease.
Details
CPD15m of CPD
First Published11 December 2017
Updated11 December 2017
Expires
11 December 2018
Learning Tools
Topics
Medications
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Nurse Practitioners
Clinical Assessment
Communication