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Matej Markota, MD

Department of Psychiatry and Psychology,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Teresa A. Rummans, MD

Department of Psychiatry and Psychology,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

John Michael Bostwick, MD

Department of Psychiatry and Psychology,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Maria I. Lapid, MD

Department of Psychiatry and Psychology,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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Course Description

On completion of this article, you should be able to: (1) recognize a geriatric patient with a problematic benzodiazepine use, (2) recognize the risks associated with (chronic) benzodiazepine use; and (3) initiate/manage a benzodiazepine taper and name several alternatives to benzodiazepines for treating insomnia and anxiety in older adults.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Nov-01
Expiration Date:2018-Oct-31
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:Free

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