This presentation will discuss the aging incarcerated population, criteria to assist with prescribing and deprescribing medications to those patients, and preventive health measures that are important for them. Attendees will learn new methods to take proper care of their geriatric patients and will explore the positive outcomes of a real-life case study.
• Explain how age can be defined in corrections
• Discuss criteria for prescribing and deprescribing medications in the elderly
• Review preventive health measures for this special population