FNP Polypharmacy

FNP Polypharmacy

1. Identify and discuss 3 definitions of polypharmacy (there are multiple definitions).

2. Identify three risk factors that can lead to polypharmacy. Explain the rationale for why each listed item is a risk factor. Risk factors are different than adverse drug reactions. ADRs can be a result of polypharmacy, and is important, but ADRs are not a risk factor. 

3. Explore three action steps that a provider can take to prevent polypharmacy. 

4. Provide an example of how your clinical preceptors have addressed polypharmacy.

5.  Substantive post (3-5 sentences) which adds new content or insights to the subject matter above.

**Provide 2 references AND intext citations (within last 5 years) in APA format for each question. (May use the same references for all questions). You may use the textbook. The second reference must be a scholarly source

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