Masterclass in Practical Geriatrics: Module 3 Polypharmacy and Deprescribing
About the CPD course
This module is using a real patient scenario: an elderly lady with 13 pills and 4 injections of insulin a day is having recurrent falls. How to stop her from falling and prevent a hip fracture? You will be taken through a methodical; step by step pathway of deprescribing; using evidence based medicine applicable to the care of older adults. A number of deprescribing tools as well as clinical judgement will be used in this process; which will lead to major improvements to patients quality of life.
Learning Holistic service is a privately owned business designed to empower, motivate, and educate healthcare professionals and patients. We are based in the south coast of England, United Kingdom.
Dr Elena Mucci (consultant geriatrician and physician) and Dr Michael Jackson (hospital pharmacist) together have over 50 years of clinical experience working in hospitals within the United Kingdom. Both are trained lecturers and mentors, motivated to provide innovative and interactive education.
Our training packages will give you the tools to design and deliver world-class healthcare.