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Older Adults and Medications

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Opioids - The Good, The Bad and Everything In-between (HP/CG)

Antoinette Brown, RPH | TC: 4357

  • Filmed at the 2018 Wyoming Conference on Aging | October 3rd, 2018 | 1 hour
  • Learning Objectives: Understand the problem of drug abuse and misuse as it relates to opioids. Describe the appropriate use of opioids for specific types of pain. Discuss adverse effects of opioid use. Understand when and why Naloxone use is appropriate. Identify alternative therapies to treat pain. Describe proper drug storage and disposal to help prevent misuse. Discuss what is being done in the state and the country about opioid use.

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"Dementia Medications-Updates & Current Trends" (TW, HP, & CG)

Tonja Woods, PharmD, BCGP | June 14th, 2017 | TC: 4342

1 Hour

Filmed at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Summit 2017

Learning objectives:

  • Identify current pharmacologic therapies available for the treatment of dementia
  • Differentiate between medications approved to treat dementia and those not approved
  • Appreciate the current challenges in the area of dementia medication research
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