Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use

GERIATRICS LUNCHTIME LEARNING Jointly provided by the West Virginia Geriatric Society the West Virginia Geriatrics Education Center and CAMC Institute Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to  Describe the mechanism of action of proton pump inhibitors  Recall current therapeutic uses of PPIs  Discuss current safety considerations associated with PPI use  Appraise newly available literature surrounding the safety of PPIs  Discuss the results of a retrospective chart review evaluating the frequency of PPI continuation at hospital discharge SPEAKER: Regis Bender, PharmD