Presenter: Dr Adelaide Boylan
The GP Extend program includes delivery of Educational Services for the Country SA PHN program to deliver professional development for rural general practitioners and other primary care professional across regional South Australia. For more information, please visit GP Extend.
Where: Commodore on the Park, cnr Jubillee Highway & Penola Road, Mount Gambier
When: Wednesday 27 June 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- Explain the risks and consequences of polypharmacy.
- Identify tools for assessing patients with polypharmacy.
- Identify particular medicines that present significant risks to older patients.
- Analyse complex patient cases involving polypharmacy to determine appropriate action, including de-prescribing where beneficial.
This event is for GPs, Registrars, Nurses and other health care providers and is RACGP/ACRRM accredited.