GETTING RID OF FALL RISK-INCREASING DRUGS (FRIDS): A DEPRESCRIBING BALANCING ACT

Symposia

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Pacific Hall
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the Clinical Practice and Models of Care Committee, Polypharmacy Special Interest Group and the Research Committee

Moderator: Zachary A. Marcum, PharmD, PhD

This program will provide contemporary evidence-based strategies for deprescribing FRIDs in older adults, grounded in a complex patient case. Learning Objectives: (1) summarize evidence for interventions aimed at deprescribing FRIDs in older adults; (2) present a framework for deprescribing FRIDs, emphasizing the role of the interdisciplinary team; (3) describe at least 3 tactics and/or tools to engage patients and caregivers in deprescribing FRIDs; and (4) list 3 strategies to overcome challenges to deprescribing FRIDs in older adults.

Fall Risk Increasing Drugs: Making Sense of the Evidence
Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD 

Deprescribing FRIDs in an Empowered Older Adult: A Stepped Approach
Matthew Growdon, MD, MPH 

Deprescribing FRIDs in an Older Adult with Multiple Chronic Conditions: The Role of Shared Decision Making
Ariel Green, MD, MPH, PhD