PQS Quality Corner Show

Overcoming Barriers in Geriatric Care (Available for CE)

September 28, 2021 PQS Season 2 Episode 42
PQS Quality Corner Show
Overcoming Barriers in Geriatric Care (Available for CE)
Show Notes Chapter Markers

PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD talks with DeLon Canterbury, PharmD, BCGP, African American COVID-19 Task Force (AACT+) and President/CEO of GeriatRx, Inc. about barriers that geriatric care pharmacists face on a daily basis in helping their senior patients and ways to overcome them.

Pharmacist’s Letter is offering CE credit for this podcast. Please log into your Pharmacist’s Letter account and look for the title of this podcast in the list of available CE courses.


Chapter 3 notes:
1Variation in Adult Outpatient Opioid Prescription Dispensing by Age and Sex — United States, 2008–2018 https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6911a5.htm

Introduction
What are some barriers geriatric pharmacists face when communicating with older patients?
What are the key aspects to consider with deprescribing older patients from opioids?
What precautions are pharmacists taking now when outreaching to at-home care patients and caregivers?
Closing