Advances In Aging Lecture Series

Deprescribing in an Era of Polypharmacy: Guidelines, Providers, and Patients

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Lori Martin-Plank, PhD, FNP-BC, NP-C, GNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP
Clinical Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arizona

Dr. Lori Martin-Plank is a family, gerontology, and mental health nurse practitioner and a full-time remote clinical faculty member at the UA-CON since 2012, teaching in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. In addition to her nursing credentials, she holds a MS in Public Health which has strongly influenced her practice in the areas of prevention and policy advocacy. She has practiced in a variety of settings including two nurse-managed centers in North Philadelphia, a community health program with a mobile unit, family practice, hospice, house calls, and long-term care. Dr. Martin-Plank teaches health policy, FNP clinical courses, and Issues in Gerontological Health at UA-CON. Current interests include safe prescribing in older adults, Reframing Aging, Age-Friendly Health Systems, and Caregiving in Hispanic/Latino families. She serves as co-chair for the CON Wildcat Interprofessional Geroscience Group (WIGG) and is on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

CME Credit Provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Lori Martin-Plank, PhD, FNP-BC, NP-C, GNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP

"Deprescribing in an Era of Polypharmacy: Guidelines, Providers, and Patients"

12:00 pm -1:00 pm (MST), Monday, May 10, 2021

Objectives:

  1. Recognize the contribution of clinical guidelines, healthcare providers, and patients/families in the proliferation of polypharmacy in older adults
  2. List 3 barriers to deprescribing in older adults
  3. Identify 3 resources for safe and successful deprescribing in older adults

This lecture will be broadcasted by a web livestream link: https://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/streaming/29594/event

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s):

All faculty, CME planning committee members, and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

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