Nursing Grand Rounds

Nursing Grand Rounds

Engaging Excellence in Patient Care, Education, and Research

"BY NURSES, FOR NURSES"

Before You Serve Another Round (of medication): The BEERS Criteria & Nursing Best Practice with Older Adults

Presented by:
Lori Dzera, RN, BSN, MS (candidate)
Linh Nguyen, RN
Kaylin Brainerd, RN
Christopher Norman, MSN, RN-BC, APRN, AGPCNP-BC
Kelly Braham, PharmD

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
1:30 - 2:30 PM

11th floor East Tower Kinney Performance Center - Downtown Campus

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
1:30 - 2:30 PM

Community Room - Community Campus

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The presentation is targeted to all Inpatient RNs.

Purpose:

To educate nursing staff to perform early identification of high risk medications and their adverse effects on elderly patients..

Objectives:

1. Describe age-related physiologic changes that increase the risk for adverse drug reactions.
2. Identify common high-risk medications for older adults.
3. Identify nursing strategies that will improve medication safety in older adults in the hospital.

No Registration is Required
1.0 Contact Hour will be Awarded by the Institute for Continuing Nursing Education (ICNE)