The topic of the next Meaningful Medication Assessments Webinar, organized by the Therapeutics Initiative in collaboration with the Northern Health Authority is:
“Collaborating to identify and reduce polypharmacy”
PRESENTERS: Rob Pammett, Sydney Saunders, Gloria Chu, Dr. Ian Schokking
WHEN: Thursday, June 18th, 2020 at 12:00 noon Pacific Daylight Time (UTC/GMT -7hrs) [click here to convert to your local time]
WHERE: Remotely via Zoom (scroll down for connection details)
CME CREDITS: Certification is available on completion of an evaluation and returned to email@example.com with your full name.
- Demonstrate how a community pharmacist can identify prescribing cascades, lack of indications during a real time patient contact
- Know simple but improved communication skills for patient, caregiver and prescriber(s)
- Know the importance of follow-up as an opportunity for further de-prescribing and to protect against medical-legal, ethical, or health care problems
- Know the roles of pharmacists in the primary care setting as applied to medication management, and reducing polypharmacy
- Identify what is needed for inter-professional collaboration between prescribers and pharmacists to reduce polypharmacy in the primary care setting
- Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/my/rccbc.rcme
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- Meeting ID: 795-993-5753
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Please note that the webinar will begin promptly at the scheduled time. To attend you will have to use a computer, tablet or smartphone connected to the internet or dial. If using a computer, we recommend the use of the Chrome browser or the Zoom app that can be obtained for free from the app store. If using a tablet or smartphone we recommend the use of the Zoom app that can be obtained for free from the app store. Click here to view a short (1 minute) video describing how you join the webinar. Or you can visit the Zoom Help Centre to look for answers to any technical questions or difficulties you may have.
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