University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
'Medication Safety' is a training module designed to education older adults, caregivers, and healthcare students on key issues related to geriatric pharmacy. Topics include polypharmacy, over-the-counter products, health literacy and communication with healthcare providers. Training materials include a brochure and facilitator's manual.
Participants will understand how age-related changes impact the effects of medications.
Participants will understand the dangers of adverse drug interactions.
Participants will be able to identify questions to ask a healthcare provider when new medications are prescribed.