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Polypharmacy: A Barb Bancroft Webinar


August 31, 2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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By attending this webinar, you will be better able to use the American Geriatric Society’s Beers Criteria as it applies to polypharmacy and list the six general principles of polypharmacy.

Topics include:

  • The number of drugs and supplements as a definition of polypharmacy.
  • The five categories of drugs that should be considered harmful to the geriatric population.
  • The stacking effect, the liver and drug metabolism, the kidney and drug excretion, the half-life for drugs, and drug to drug interactions.

Featured speaker:

Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, NP has provided over 3000 continuing education nursing seminars in the past 40 years on physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and physical assessment. Her seminars are always entertaining, educational, and packed with clinical pearls.

Cost: $150.00 per facility or $25.00 per individual.
VIP Subscribers: Use as part of your subscription.

Contact hours: 1.0 for nurses

Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

No relevant financial relationships were identified for any member of the planning committee or the presenter of the program content.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

This webinar will be recorded.