Geropharmacy is both an art and a science. The confusion can lie between knowing when and how to separate the two.
As you evaluate medication usage in the elderly, especially in terms of fall risk or cognitive impairment, a well-planned decision-making process makes a dramatic impact on outcomes.
Learn how the current body of science can demonstrate statistically significant benefits. That vital information is then coupled with the art of knowing your geriatric patients goals to prescribe/deprescribe on an individualized basis.
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Susann Varano, MD, is a Yale University-trained physician who is double board certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine. Her expertise is sought currently as a geriatric consultant for medically complex residents/patients and as an adjunct professor teaching geriatric coursework to physician assistant students. Additionally, Dr. Varano is the principal investigator at Clinical Research Consulting. As such, she has completed over 150 clinical trials, has presented findings at numerous national/international conferences and her written articles have been featured in US News and World Report.
Dr. Varano has served as geriatrics course director and lecturer for the Yale University School of Medicine Physician Associate Program. Additionally, she was selected to work in the Yale University Hospital Affiliated Program, a position where she would give the prestigious Medical Grand Round Lectures to Medical Staff as well as Community Physicians.
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