De-Prescribing in Advanced Illness
January 23, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE LIVE Webinar with Continuing Education Credits:
1.0 contact hour for physicians and nurses.
In partnership with TidalHealth Peninsula Regional
Join Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson in a discussion on “right-sizing” medication regimens for patients living with a serious illness. Medication management of metabolic syndrome and advanced Alzheimer’s disease will be used as examples of a critical thinking process that results in maximizing the appropriate of drug therapy.
1. Gain understanding of Hospice Care
2. Identify common signs and symptoms associated with end of life
3. Identify ways to effectively educate families and patients about the dying process
Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAAHPM
Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care
Executive Program Director, Online Master of Science and Graduate Certificate Program in Palliative Care
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Lauren Blair, MSW, LMSW | Community Relations & Development Manager, Coastal Hospice
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accredited Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint provider ship of TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and Coastal Hospice. TidalHealth Peninsula Regional is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The Medical Education Team of TidalHealth Peninsula Regional designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement: The planners, speakers and Education Team of this educational activity declare they have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Nurses: TidalHealth is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Registration is FREE! Please click the link below to Register.