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Occupational Therapist

Geriatrics 219
Pharmacology, Pharmacy, and the Aging Adult: Implications for Occupational Therapy


  • Identify major environmental influences on medication use in older adults
  • Define polypharmacy and explain its role in medication related problems
  • Define medication adherence and explain barriers to adherence that commonly affect older adult
  • Describe the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic changes that occur with age
  • Define and provide examples of common medication related problems
  • Describe how the occupational therapy process integrates with various pharmacology and medication-use issues

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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