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Polypharmacy and Deprescribing in Geriatrics

Total Credits: 0.75 including 0.75 AOA Category 2-A Credit

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IOMA - Iowa
John Swegle, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
51 Minutes
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Learning Objectives:  The participants will be able to identify populations at risk for polypharmacy and explain the tools used to identify and resolve polypharmacy in the elderly population.

Accreditation Statement:

The Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:
Grievances Related to the Returned CME Program Administration and Evaluation Document - It is the policy of the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA) that all grievances related to the returned CME program administration and evaluation document will be referred to the Board of Trustees and whatever action they deem necessary will be taken.




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John M. Swegle, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Practice and Science at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, in Iowa City, Iowa.  He is a Clinical Pharmacy Faculty member of the MercyOne Family Medicine Residency in Mason City, Iowa. He is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and board certified ambulatory care pharmacist.  He is also a clinical pharmacist for the Hospice of North Iowa and a consultant for the Mercy Family Pharmacies in Mason City.

Dr. Swegle received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy at Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and a specialty residency in family medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Dr. Swegle has many hours of classroom teaching as well as done many lectures around the state to various organizations.  He is a member of several organizations and has served on numerous boards, committees and councils. He is a journal reviewer for seven publications.

Dr.  Swegle discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

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