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Older Adults and Medications

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 Pharmacologic Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s New? (HP)

Tonja M. Woods, PharmD, BCGP, FNAP | TC: 8806 | 1 hour

  • Filmed at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimers Summit: May 19th, 2022

  • Learning Objectives: Identify current medications approved to treat Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Recognize nuances with newly approved aducanumab (Aduhelm) for the treatment of AD. Consider all approved medications and their appropriate place in therapy for the treatment of AD.

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Opioid Risk Assessment Series: Eating the Elephant One Bite at a Time

Speaker: Stevi Sy, PharmD, MS-HSA.  Mountain-Pacific Quality Health.  Kevin Borcher, PharmD
Vice President, Pharmacy Informatics, CyncHealth
. | TC: 7828-7831.  CEs upon request!

This webinar series focuses on patients living with pain management concerns. This series is made up of short, focused sessions designed to improve pain management outcomes through optimal use of electronic tools and resources, leveraging available data and sharing proven strategies.

Session 1 (April 8, 2022): Access Presentation Slides | See Webinar Presentation
Session 2 (April 22, 2022): Access Presentation SlidesSee the Webinar Presentation
Session 3 (May 6, 2022): Access Presentation Slides | See the Webinar Presentation
Session 4 (May 20, 2022): Access Presentation Slides | See the Webinar Presentation


Pain Management – Medications and Non-pharmacological strategies (CG/HP)

Speaker: Natalie Winter, MD. Pain Management, Cheyenne Regional Medical Group. | TC: 7817

  • Filmed at the 2021 Wyoming Conference on Aging | September 2021 | 1 hour

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Medication and Aging: A blessing and a curse (CG/HP)

Speaker: Dr Cindy Works CMD, Clinical Associate Faculty. University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency/Casper/ University of Washington. | TC: 7816

  • Filmed at the 2021 Wyoming Conference on Aging | September 2021 | 1 hour

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

Antoinette Brown, RPH | TC: 6865

  • 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 copious 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: 6851

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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NOTE: For the latest in Older Adults and Medications for healthcare professionals visit UW ECHO in Geriatrics or email wycoa@uwyo.edu for more information.


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