TI Best Evidence Webinar
TITLE: Withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in older people
PRESENTER: Dr. Emily Reeve is a pharmacist and Senior Research Fellow in the Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences, at the University of South Australia. Dr Reeve is currently supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant. Her research focuses on optimising medication use through deprescribing in older adults and people living with dementia. She has a particular interest in consumer attitudes towards deprescribing and the development of deprescribing guidelines.
DATE: Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
TIME: 19:00 – 20:00 Pacific Standard Time PST [UTC -7 convert to your local time]
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.
- An understanding of the process of conducting a Cochrane systematic review
- Knowledge of the potential benefits and harms of withdrawal of antihypertensives used for hypertension or primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in older adults
- An appreciation of the limitations of evidence as well as considerations for future research in this field
- Knowledge of factors to consider when determining whether deprescribing of antihypertensives is appropriate in older adults