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Drugs and the Elderly: Too Many or Too Few?

Hamilton, Ontario
November 30, 2011

Objectives:
1. To learn practical approaches and principles of appropriate medication use for elderly patients.
2. To appreciate the controversies and clinical dilemmas in prescribing medications to elderly persons with complex health problems.
3. To update participants’ evidence-based knowledge of drug treatment in elderly patients with common geriatric health problems.


Target Audience:
Family Physicians, General Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Students, Residents.

Visit http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/conted/ for more information and to register.