Practical Application of The Beers Criteria in the Outpatient Setting

Pamela Davies, ARNP, FAANP

Professor, Adult/Geriatric Track Lead, School of Health Sciences, Seattle University 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Provide an overview of the American Geriatric Society’s 2019 Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults.
  2. Discuss practical clinical decision-making strategies when incorporating the Beers Criteria into practice. 
  3. Using a case-based approach, describe practical applications of the Beers Criteria in the outpatient setting.

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