Statin Deprescribing for Older Adults

Statin Deprescribing for Older Adults

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Wade is a pharmacist and researcher working to ensure older persons are taking medications that are necessary, effective, safe, and consistent with their healthcare goals and treatment preferences. This primarily involves developing and evaluating strategies to stop medications when they are no longer a good fit (“deprescribing”). Wade approaches deprescribing and polypharmacy management research with a multi-methods approach, incorporating qualitative methods, pharmacoepidemiological methods, knowledge translation, and implementation science. Wade has worked clinically as a pharmacist in long-term care, geriatric outpatient clinics, and primary care clinics.


TITLE: Statin Deprescribing for Older Adults

WHEN: Wednesday, January 24th, 2024 at 12:00-01:00 PM PST [convert to your local time]

WHERE: This is a free online event. 

SPEAKER: Dr. Wade Thompson

CME CREDITS: MainPro+/MOC Section 1 credits: 1.0Those who registered, attended the webinar and completed the evaluation will receive their certificate.


By the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Understand key concepts and evidence around statin deprescribing among older adults
  2. Develop individualized care plans for older persons taking statins 

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