NSW Branch: Case Studies in Geriatric Medicine

6:30pm Wednesday, 17 October 2018
8:00pm Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Branch CPD Event
Auditorium, Medical Education Centre, Concord Hospital
Hospital Road
Concord, New South Wales 2139
Australia

This presentation will consist of a number of case studies of typical geriatric medicine issues, with a focus on cardiovascular disease and pain medications.

Learning Objectives:

  • List common prescribing decisions made in hospital and outpatient clinics regarding older people
  • Evaluate evidence for commonly prescribed medications for older people
  • Review inpatient medication regimens and discharge medication management plans for hospitalised older people

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Speaker:

  • Associate Professor Vasi Naganathan, MBBS, FRACP, MMed(Clin Epi), Phd, Grad Cert Med Ed, Consultant Geriatrician, Ageing and Alzheimer’s Institute, Concord Hospital

Competency Standards:

  • 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • 3.2.3 Dispense medicines in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber
  • 5.3.3 Apply research evidence into practice