Aging, Multimorbidity, Polypharmacy, and Inter-current Health Events Research Implications

A module on the research implications of aging, multimorbidity, polypharmacy, and inter-current health events.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training, those participating should be able to:
1) To understand that polypharmacy, concomitant medications, and multimorbidity increase the risk for inter-current health events, especially with advancing age.
2) To understand that polypharmacy, concomitant medications, and multimorbidity are common reasons for the implicit exclusion of older adults from clinical trials.

Competencies
Scientific concepts and research design
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Level
Skilled
Time Required
20 minutes
Fee
No
Availability
On demand
Delivery Method
Online
Date Created

Submitted by Megan Petty on Thu, 09/23/2021 - 15:57 . Last modified on 09/23/2021