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Medicines and older people (Module)

Module description

Educational aims

  • To understand the factors which impact on the use of medicines in older people in order to critically examine their impact on the drug safety agenda.
  • To be able to critique the systems available to identify older patients at risk of experiencing adverse drug events in order to re-engineer approaches to safe medicines management.
  • To understand the factors associated with integrated medicines management, with the aim of reducing medicines-related readmission

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Workshops, tutorials, lectures, e-learning

Module assessment - more information

Not applicable

Key information

Module code 7BBPP005

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework presentation/s

Credit value 15

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module No