UW School of Nursing

May 13, 2022

Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | Deprescribing in the Elderly

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Image for Adult-Geriatric Drug Therapy course.Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
Deprescribing in the Elderly
On-Demand Program


Carol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Clinical Pharmacist, 3 West Clinics, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Explain the concept and process of deprescribing.
  2. Provide sources of guidance for deprescribing and prioritization of what to deprescribe.
  3. Recognize barriers to the deprescribing process.
  4. Apply deprescribing tools to specific cases.