Tuesday, September 28 at 12:00pm to 12:30pmVirtual Event
A typical older adult is medically complex with multiple comorbidities, and requires a multidisciplinary, patient-centered approach. Issues such as mobility, mentation, poly-pharmacy and what matters most to geriatric patients are the key aspects which all fall under the Age Friendly Health Systems umbrella of providing care to this vulnerable high-risk population. As pharmacists we have a high-profile role to play in the care of these patients as we partner with providers, patients and caregivers to insure that medications are used wisely to improve outcomes and quality of life.
Tatyana Gurvich, PharmD, BCGP is an expert in geriatric pharmacotherapy. She is an assistant professor at USC School of Pharmacy teaching a didactic geriatric pharmacotherapy elective and is an APPE and residency preceptor for USC students and residents. She currently serves as Chair-elect on the board of CSHP’s Geriatric Pharmacy Care Council. For nearly three decades, she has developed geriatric pharmacology curricula for pharmacy and medical students and residents and has fostered inter-professional collaboration between physicians and pharmacists, focusing on a teaching model integrating pharmacy and medical education. Since 2007 she has been working in an interdisciplinary geriatric practice at UCI Medical center in collaboration with USC School of Pharmacy. There she imbedded into a primary care geriatrics clinic where she helps manage complex geriatric patients with multiple co-morbidities. She is also part of two Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Programs (GWEP) at USC and at UCI. At USC, that includes a Geriatric Assessment Program and involvement in interdisciplinary geriatric curriculum.
Zoom link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/98569050555
Meeting ID: 985 6905 0555
Call in: (669) 900-6833