1C: The Art and Science to Deprescription at the End-of-Life

Cari Low, MD

The goal of this presentation is to raise awareness of the harms of polypharmacy in hospice patients and advance attendee's knowledge of the deprescribing process and shared decision making with patients as a solution.
By the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of and discuss the barriers to deprescription in hospice patients
  • Identify specific medications with strong data supporting deprescription in hospice patients
  • Implement a conversation framework for engaging patients and families in the deprescription process