Medication Optimization

12/19/2016; 85 minutes

Powerful medicines save lives but also carry risks. Find out how to avoid excessive or unnecessary use of medications while achieving the desired benefits. Dr. John Newman and Pharmacist Kirby Lee look at the principles of medication in older adults and caution that too much of anything, including medicine, can cause harm. This course was made possible by the Optimizing Aging Collaborative at UCSF which is supported by the UCSF Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Number U1QHP28727. Recorded on 10/25/2016. (#31554)

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