Medication Management: Polypharmacy
People who take multiple medications are at increased risk from adverse effects and reduced quality of life. Recognise the importance of effective medication management procedures to minimise issues associated with polypharmacy.
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Define polypharmacy and explain why it increases the risk of adverse reactions and drug interactions, and reduces quality of life
- Recognise how effective medication management procedures can minimise issues associated with polypharmacy
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for Enrolled Nurses, Registered Nurses, Care and Clinical Managers.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
CPD: This course is worth 0.75 Continuing Professional Development hours.
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