Medication Reconciliation – Just How Big of a Problem is Polypharmacy?

Polypharmacy and medication errors are frequently responsible for hospital readmission and even death. Learn how to avoid mistakes through medication reconciliation and patient-centered care

Pharmacology
Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credit Hours: 0.92 CE contact hours, 0.39 pharmacology hours

Course Overview

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Understanding Polypharmacy

Polypharmacy and medication errors are frequently responsible for hospital readmission and even death. Learn how to avoid mistakes through medication reconciliation and patient-centered care.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the association with the number of chronic medications and adherence
  • Identify the impact of combination medication preparations on adherence

Faculty

  • Amanda Engle, PharmD, BCPS