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Medication reviews in nursing homes

Medication reviews in nursing homes

Format

Practice

Time to Complete

1.00 hours

Published

March 31, 2016

Updated

June 13, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Pipin Singh provides a practical guide to conducting medication reviews in nursing homes with the aim of improving quality of life for residents. Learning points for GPs, nurses and pharmacists include how to go about conducting reviews and what they should cover.

Educational activities

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Appreciate why conducting medication reviews may be beneficial
  • Consider the steps involved in conducting a review
  • Recall adverse reactions and interactions of specific medications
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Pipin Singh
    GP
    Northumberland
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.0 learning credit (1.0 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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