Hypertension in Older Adults - Saskatchewan College of Pharmacists

Julia Bareham, MSc, BSP
This Educational session was organized by the
Pharmacy Coalition on Primary Care.
Pharmacist , RxFiles Academic Detailing—Long
Term Care Project
Julie Bareham is a graduate of the University of
Saskatchewan’s College of
Pharmacy and Nutrition
where she earned her
Bachelor of Science in
Pharmacy in 2008. She
returned to the U of S in
2010 to pursue her Masters of Science. In addition to this, Julia currently
works for Rxfile on the Long-Term Care Project focussing on optimizing medication use in
long-term care. She also has been a board
member with the Pharmacists’ Association of
Saskatchewan since 2009.
Hypertension in Older
This initiative was made possible through an
Educational Grant by Pfizer Canada Inc.
Special thanks to the following organizations for the
coordination and facilitation of this session:
Eric Landry, BSP, ACPR
Coordinator, Medication Assessment Centre
Eric graduated, with Distinction, from the College of
Pharmacy and Nutrition at
the University of Saskatchewan in 2011. He completed a hospital residency with
the Regina Qu’Appelle
Health Region, before accepting a staff pharmacist
position at the Royal University Hospital with the
Saskatoon Health Region. He now works as
the Coordinator of the Medication Assessment
Centre at the University of Saskatchewan.
Telehealth Session
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
CPDP Accredited for 2CEUs
Part I (60 minutes): Hypertension
in Older Adults
Part II (60 minutes): Group
Presenter, Julie Bareham
Facilitator, Eric Landry
The presentation will cover:
Eric will lead the participants in a review
and discussion of a couple of patient cases and the application of the principals
covered in Part I of this program.
The importance of an accurate
blood pressure measurement to
avoid the likelihood of overtreatment.
Blood pressure targets: upper limits, lower limits and individualization.
Time will also be provided to allow participants to ask questions as it relates to the
material presented.
Deadline: February 3, 2015
Registration is open to all pharmacists in Saskatchewan. There is no registration fee for this
session**. For more information please contact the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacists at
306-584-2292. To Register, please fill out this
form and return to SCP via fax at 306-584-9695
or scan and email to [email protected]
The pharmacotherapy considerations for hypertension in the elderly,
including medication selection and
consideration of comorbidities.
Addressing concerns about pedal
How to differentiate between hypertensive urgency and hypertensive
How to address concerns related to
orthostatic hypotension.
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health region where you live
**Please Note: Registration is required by all
participants to ensure that the local Telehealth
Office in your region can support this session
and to qualify for CEU credits.