TI Best Evidence Webinar
Shedding light on risks with anticholinergic drug use – Practical tips for patient care
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PRESENTER: Dr. Aaron M Tejani, PharmD.
DATE: Wednesday, June 10, 2020
CME CREDITS: MainPro+/MOC Section 1 credits: 1.0. You must register, attend the webinar and complete the evaluation in order to receive your certificate.
Learning objectives: by the end of this session, participants should be able to:
- Utilize existing tools to determine which drugs have anticholinergic properties.
- Identify subtle and not-so-subtle manifestations on anticholinergic drug toxicity.
- Describe how indication-based prescribing can help clinicians assess the patients who use anticholinergic drugs.
- Utilize informed consent to ensure patients are aware of the risks associated with use of anticholinergic drugs.
RESOURCES: Information sheet on anticholinergics for patients and family put together by Johanna Trimble and Janet Currie for the Canadian Deprescribing Network: https://www.deprescribingnetwork.ca/blog/anticholinergic-medications