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Medical Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 18, 2018
8:00am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Medical Grand Rounds Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Department of Medicine

Speaker: Sean M. Jeffery, PharmD,, BCGP, FASCP, AGSF Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services Integrated Care Partners – Hartford Healthcare Clinical Professor, University of CT School of Pharmacy

Title: Polypharmacy and Deprescribing in Geriatrics Patients (2nd of 3 sessions for MOC – attendance at all 3 required for MOC)

Date: January 18, 2018

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Location: Henry Low Learning Center UConn Health Target Audience: The Department of Medicine faculty, housestaff and students, though many topics will be of interest to housestaff, students and other faculty members within the University of CT Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine. Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Receive instruction on the use of the Beer’s criteria for appropriate prescribing in the elderly. 2. Identify the tools available to assist in deprescribing medications, especially difficult classes of medications such as benzodiazepines. 3. Review case scenarios and ask to identify the potentially inappropriate medications Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABIM MOC Statement: Successful completion of ALL three designated CME activities (attached event is only one of three separate sessions), which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Neither the activity director, planning committee members have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Sean Jeffery has a financial arrangement with CVS/Caremark national PBM Pharmacy and Therap

Contact:

kawecki@uchc.edu

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