1403-21: Reducing and Eliminating Psychotropic Medications using the "Ds" of Deprescribing: Practical Application and Case Studies

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1403-21:  Reducing and Eliminating Psychotropic Medications using the "Ds" of Deprescribing: Practical Application and Case Studies

This presentation will review the structured approach to deprescribing using the Ds and provide case examples of deprescribing in practice. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss cases from their practice and apply the deprescribing process.


Presenter:
  Erica S. Ramey, DNP, PMHNP

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  1 hour 37 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN


Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the Ds of deprescribing and identify one patient in their practice that would benefit from deprescribing.

Keywords:  Deprescribing, Polypharmacy, Reducing Medication


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
1.75 pharmacology contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 35th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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