AMDA's 2019 Annual Conference

FR23 - Deprescribing in PALTC: A Case Based Interactive Presentation to Illustrate Strategies and Tools to Move the Needle

Mar 8, 2019 3:30pm ‐ Mar 8, 2019 5:00pm


Description

This case-based, interactive session will provide updates on deprescription interventions and review the role of electronic medical records, pharmacist collaboration, quality measures, and policy in relation to optimizing medications in PALTC setting. Presenters will discuss practical approaches for engaging patients, caregivers, and interdisciplinary teams, illustrate the use of tools currently available, and provide strategies to overcome existing barriers in PALTC deprescription.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discuss updates on current evidence from deprescribing interventions in PALTC.
  • Discuss practical approaches for engaging patients, caregivers, and interdisciplinary teams in deprescription in the PALTC setting.
  • Illustrate the use of tools available for deprescription in the PALTC setting.
  • Discuss strategies to overcome existing barriers in PALTC deprescription.

Speaker(s):

  • John Derr, RPh, JD & Associates Enterprises, Inc.
  • Dheeraj Mahajan, MD FACP, CMD, CIC, CHCQM, Chicago Internal Medicine Practice and Research (CIMPAR, SC)
  • Kamal Wagle, MD, MPH, CMD, Indiana University

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