2019 Ambulatory Care Recertification/Review Course: Deprescribing in the Geriatric Population (pre-registration required)


Designed based on the domains, tasks, and knowledge statements developed by BPS and created by the premiere content experts in the field, this course provides a robust curriculum for those seeking recertification credit or a refresh in therapeutics. Registration is now open at http://elearning.pharmacist.com/products/5441/2019-ambulatory-care-live-recertification-course-for-board-certified-ambulatory-care-pharmacists-only?sectionId=3fff88b1-a492-4bc5-8845-c43ae1e56d9e.

If you are NOT seeking BCACP Recertification credit, please register for the "2019 Ambulatory Care Live Review Course" instead. This course provides a robust preparatory curriculum for the high-level pharmacy professional planning to take the BCACP examination. Registration is now open at http://elearning.pharmacist.com/products/5442/2019-ambulatory-care-live-review-course?sectionId=5e9e67db-b951-4cd2-bd30-3d1c03985625.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the rationale and significance of deprescribing in clinical care.
  2. Describe the interpersonal and clinical barriers to deprescribing. 
  3. Construct a deprescribing plan for a patient suffering from polypharmacy.  
  4. Review the role of motivational interviewing and share-decision making in the process of deprescribing.
Jennifer Pruskowski, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, CPE
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Ambulatory Care
Session Time Slot(s): 
Friday, March 22
8:40 AM - 9:40 AM
Washington State Conference Center - Tahoma 5
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-128-L01-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .1
Activity Type: