Falling Out of Favor: A Review of Inappropriate Medications for the Elderly Population at Risk for Falls

Off Campus
Alessandra R. Pisano, PharmD

Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Audience:        Accredited for Pharmacists

                         Other interested health care professionals welcome

Credits:           1 Contact Hour Knowledge-based

                         0.1 CEUs will be awarded under the provider


Presenter:        Alessandra R. Pisano, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident, Portsmouth Regional Hospital

No registration fee

Learning Objectives:

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize medications with an increased fall risk when used in the elderly population
  2. Recognize why those medications are considered inappropriate
  3. Distinguish methods of mitigation if no appropriate alternative therapy is available

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