2019 Common Medications for the Elderly

Instructor
Training & eTracking Solutions
Author
Nancy Grimm, RN, Esq.
Start Date
11/13/2018
Duration
1 Hours
Price
12.50USD
Progress
0%
Description
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Course Description

In this module we will discuss the common types of medications people need as they get older. With age, our use of certain medicines will increase as we encounter a greater need to treat the ailments that occur as a result of aging. If used correctly, medication can be taken to ease, control or cure these ailments and can be a safe and effective form of treatment. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

-Understand why the elderly need so many different types of medications

-Know the different types of anticoagulants

-Recognize various medications for pain

-Know what medication is used to treat diabetes

-Differentiate between the options for antidepressants

-Know the medications available for hypertension

-Recognize the most common antibiotics

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