Education Director Meeting with Geriatrics Clerkship Faculty
John E. Agens, MD Objectives: Recognize that primary care geriatrics students are responsible for determining if patients are on Beers list drugs. Participants will be able to discuss empiric evidence for how frequently Beers criteria drugs are implicated in adverse drug events compared to other drug categories. Participants will understand recent evidence based studies concerning anticholinergic medication and adverse effects on cogniti on. Discuss how to engage a student in a discussion of shared decision making when thinking about initiating or stopping an anticholinergic drug for urge urinary incontinence: non-medication option, targets and goals for each medication. Participants will recognize factors that promote shared decision making in deprescribing: Patient goals and physician targets for medication outcomes.
Daytona Beach Regional Campus Building