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December 31, 2037

Discontinuing Medication Appropriately

Webinar Date - Wednesday, July 18, 2017

Webinar Recording

Program Summary   

When is it appropriate to discontinue regular medications for hospice patients? This webinar will highlight an approach to deprescribing medications that incorporates both the evidence behind discontinuing medications and the art of making recommendations to patients and families while also addressing their concerns and fears.  Participants in this webinar will receive practical tips and strategies to help provide the highest quality of care while discontinuing the medications that are no longer beneficial for sustaining life or effective in providing comfort. 

Program Goals

  • Describe a stepwise approach to decide which medications should be discontinued based on life-expectancy and patient's goals of care
  • Discuss the persistent effect of medications including insulin, statins, and bisphosphonates
  • Describe how to make a recommendation about discontinuing medications that attends to patient's and caregiver’s emotions

McphersonPresentersMary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, BCPS, CPE

Dr. McPherson is Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University Of Maryland School Of Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland.  Dr. McPherson has a Master’s degree in Instructional Systems Development and she is completing a second Master’s degree in Distance Education.  Dr. McPherson has maintained a practice in both hospice (local and national) and ambulatory care her entire career.  Dr. McPherson teaches extensively in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum on pain management and end-of-life care, including didactic and experiential content. She also developed one of the first and few palliative care pharmacy residencies in the US and is President of the American Society of Pain Educators.  Dr. McPherson has won numerous awards for teaching and her innovative practice in end-of-life care.

Registration Fee: OCHCH member rate is $110.00 – Prospective members $159.00. You will receive the webinar audio recording links via e-mail following your purchase. The Webinar is approximately 90 minutes in length. The recording will remain accessible via the links for 12 months following the live program. No contact hours are available for purchasing/listening to the webinar audio recording.

To Register:

Online:     Click Here

Print:         Registration Form

Fax:           (614) 899-0192

Mail: 
Send your completed registration form with payment to:

OCHCH
1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120
Columbus, OH 43229

Questions

If you have questions about workshop, please contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434 or jim@ochch.org.


2037-12-31 2037-12-31 America/Detroit Discontinuing Medication Appropriately Program Summary    When is it appropriate to discontinue regular medications for hospice patients? This webinar will highlight an approach to deprescribing medications that incorporates both the evidence behind discontinuing medications and the art of making recommendations to patients and families while also addressing their concerns and fears.  Participants in this webinar will receive practical tips and strategies to help provide the highest quality of care while discontinuing the medications that are no longer beneficial for sustaining life or effective in providing comfort.  Program Goals Describe a stepwise approach to decide which medications should be discontinued based on life-expectancy and patient's goals of care Discuss the persistent effect of medications including insulin, statins, and bisphosphonates Describe how to make a recommendation about discontinuing medications that attends to patient's and caregiver’s emotions Presenters:  Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, BCPS, CPE Dr. McPherson is Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University Of Maryland School Of Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland.  Dr. McPherson has a Master’s degree in Instructional Systems Development and she is completing a second Master’s degree in Distance Education.  Dr. McPherson has maintained a practice in both hospice (local and national) and ambulatory care her entire career.  Dr. McPherson teaches extensively in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum on pain management and end-of-life care, including didactic and experiential content. She also developed one of the first and few palliative care pharmacy residencies in the US and is President of the American Society of Pain Educators.  Dr. McPherson has won numerous awards for teaching and her innovative practice in end-of-life care. Registration Fee: OCHCH member rate is $110.00 – Prospective members $159.00. You will receive the webinar audio recording links via e-mail following your purchase. The Webinar is approximately 90 minutes in length. The recording will remain accessible via the links for 12 months following the live program. No contact hours are available for purchasing/listening to the webinar audio recording. To Register: Online:     Click Here Print:         Registration Form Fax:           (614) 899-0192Mail: Send your completed registration form with payment to: OCHCH1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120Columbus, OH 43229 Questions If you have questions about workshop, please contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434 or jim@ochch.org. Webinar Recording