Presentations (Communicative Events)

Aging and Pharmacology

Schwartz, Janice

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe age-related declines in body size, composition, renal elimination, and enzymatic metabolism and how these changes affect medication dosing
2. Recognize the risks of therapy involving multiple medications (polypharmacy)
3. Conceptualize a framework for minimizing polypharmacy
4. Identify unmet needs and knowledge gaps in our medication-based therapies for cardiac conditions of older people.


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August 15, 2014


Part of the Seminar Series focused on the Essential of
Cardiac Care for Older Adults (ECCOA) presented by the Greater New
York Geriatric Cardilogy Consortium (GNYGCC)