Polypharmacy and Falls Risk among the Elderly

Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

The School of Public Health if offering a free webcast on this Thurs, October 20, 2016 at 10-11 am The learning objectives of the program are listed as follows
After watching this webcast participants will be able to:

  • Define medical conditions and geriatric syndromes that predispose individuals to falls;
  • Describe the role primary/specialty medical care providers play in assessing the risks associated with falls; and
  • Identify the key role that pharmacists can play in addressing the impacts of medication use on risk for falls; and
  • Explain the benefits of an interdisciplinary, team-based, holistic approach to prevent falls.

To register, click on the School of Public Health’s link.

NYSHFA CONTACT:

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20