Candice Garwood to speak on high-risk medication management in older adults

Candice GarwoodClinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice Candice Garwood, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP, will present her research at a Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology research colloquium, "Medication in the Geriatric Patient-Centered Medical Home." The event takes place Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Freer House, 71 E. Ferry St., second floor. It is free and open to all.

Garwood will discuss models of care surrounding the use of high-risk medications in geriatric patients. She will present outcomes of a transitions-of-care medication reconciliation and medication management program in the Rosa Parks Geriatrics Clinic of the Detroit Medical Center. She will also discuss pharmacist-driven management of anticoagulation, optimizing anticoagulation therapy, and evolving models of care.

In addition to her faculty position in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Garwood is also an ambulatory care clinical pharmacy specialist and the PGY2 ambulatory care residency program director at the Detroit Medical Center. Her team provides clinical service and training for PharmD students and pharmacy residents in the Anticoagulation Clinic and the Rosa Parks Geriatric Clinic. The Rosa Parks Geriatric Clinic is a designated patient-centered medical home by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and URAC.

For more information, contact IOG Training Director Gail Jensen at 313-664-2622 or gail.jensen@wayne.edu.

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