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NUR119 - Drugs & the Elderly: Medications Commonly Misused by the Elderly (1.0 HR)

Purpose: Nurses and other caregivers working with older adults will review and update their knowledge of medications commonly misused by the elderly and potential problems that can occur. Objectives: 1. List drugs that can cause problems in the elderly; 2. Discuss commonly prescribed drugs for the elderly; 3. Discuss patient teaching and the safe use of medication; 4. Review glossary terms related to medications commonly misused by the elderly. Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified medication assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.