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1.5 CPD hours

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1 CPD hour

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Key questions on prescribing in older patients

Module summary
Geriatrician Professor Simon Conroy and FY1 Dr Elin Davies answer questions and provide advice for prescribing in older patients.
Learning objectives

This module discusses the latest advice on prescribing in older patients with multiple comorbidities, including:

  • Accounting for comorbidities when prescribing antihypertensives
  • Drugs that cause hyponatraemia
  • Drugs that impair renal function
  • Suitable antidepressants for older patients

Professor Simon Conroy is a consultant geriatrician at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and an honorary professor at the University of Leicester.

Dr Elin Davies is a FY1 doctor at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Dr Mel Wynne-Jones is a GP in Cheshire.
Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Elin Pugh
Very good and clear.
It would have rounded things off if a comment on the NOACS had been included in section 7 but I guess it is covered in a separate module.
Richard Collins
Great module - learnt a lot from this !
Kapil Ojha
very practical
Navajeevan Joshi
Richa Gupta Agarwal