Drug-Induced Cutaneous Reactions

Drug-Induced Cutaneous Reactions - #74

Geriatric patients in outpatient and inpatient settings.

Identify drug-induced cutaneous rash in geriatric patients presenting to a hospital, clinic, or long-term care facility.

  1. Recognize the presentation of various drug-induced cutaneous reactions
  2. List steps for managing a suspected drug-induced cutaneous reaction
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This GFF ___ my competence in geriatrics.

Gina Ayers, PharmD, BCPS, UPMC St. Margaret

Rebecca Sands, DO, UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute

Jennifer Pruskowski, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, CPE, UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute