It’s Time to Deprescribe! (Pharmacist)

It’s Time to Deprescribe! (Pharmacist)

Non-optimized medications cost the United States hundreds of billions of dollars every year. Deprescribing excessive or inappropriate medications may help improve the quality of care. This crash course on deprescribing will help the pharmacy team improve patient care.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Describe the history and evolution of deprescribing initiatives.
2. List guidelines and resources that can guide deprescribing efforts.
3. Develop deprescribing plans for specific medications and medication classes.
4. Apply knowledge of deprescribing to provide patient-centered care

Kristin Meyer, PharmD, BCGP, CACP, FASCP
Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Drake College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Kristin Meyer does not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education course.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable
Initial Release Date: May 1, 2021
Planned Expiration Date: May 1, 2024

Copyright 2021, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-21-096-H01-P
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at

¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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Disease State/Drug Therapy



ACPE Topic

01 Drug Therapy





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