Falls and Their Prevention: A Geriatrics and Pharmacological Imperative

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At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Define medical conditions and geriatric syndromes that predispose individuals to falls;
  2. Describe the role primary/specialty medical care providers play in assessing the risks associated with falls; and
  3. Identify the key role that pharmacists can play in addressing the impacts of medication use on risk for falls; and
  4. Explain the benefits of an interdisciplinary, team-based, holistic approach to prevent falls.

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Presenters

Presenter 1
13. Bruce R. Troen, MD Professor and Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Director, Institute for Person Centered Care, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Buffalo

Presenter 2
14. Michael R. Brodeur, PharmD, CGP, FASCP, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science

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