After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Define “potentially inappropriate medication” and list resources to identify those medications
2. Define specific terminology including, “deprescribing,” “time to benefit,” and “time to harm”
3. Describe key components of a successful deprescribing process
Megan Carr, Pharm D, BCPS, BCGP
Geriatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit Pharmacist
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.