Milan, 24-25 September 2015

Thursday, September 24th 2015 (12:00 – 19:15)

12:00 – 13:30                 Registration
13:30 – 14:00                 Welcome

P.M. Mannucci
Scientific Director IRCCS Ca’ Granda Foundation, Milan Polyclinic Hospital,
(Milan, Italy)
G.R. Corazza
President SIMI, (Pavia, Italy)

14:00 – 16:00
SESSION I  Chairs: S. Fargion (Milan, Italy), F. Peyvandi (Milan, Italy)

Inappropriate drug prescribing in older adults: how to reduce it?
M. Petrovic, (Ghent, Belgium)
Discussant: F. Venturini, (Milan, Italy)

The Expertise centre Pharmacotherapy for Old Persons (Ephor)
P.A.F. Jansen, (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Discussant: M. Marcucci, (Milan, Italy)

General Discussion

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

• 16:30 – 19:15
SESSION II Chairs: F. Violi (Rome, Italy), S. Corrao (Palermo, Italy)

Prioritization of multimedication in multimorbidity: where are we now?
C. Muth, (Frankfurt, Germany)
Discussant: A. Marengoni, (Brescia, Italy)

Improving drug prescription in elderly diabetic patients
F. Formiga Perez,
(Barcelona, Spain)

General Discussion 

• 18:15 – 19:15   ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
Chairs: B. Boland (Brussels, Belgium), A. Neumann-Podczaska (Poznań, Poland)

Prevalence of multimorbidity in elderly attending to public health care services in Mexico
D. Mino (Mexico City, Mexico)

Antipsychotic drug interactions and mortality among nursing home residents with cognitive impairment
R. Liperoti (Rome, Italy)

Inappropriate use of antiplatelet therapy in very old patients on anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation
B. Boland (Brussels, Belgium)

Polypharmacy in very elderly chronic myeloid leukemia patients treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors
C. Bucelli (Milan, Italy)

Advanced age and medication prescription
F. Mammarella (Rome, Italy)

Pharmaceutical care in geriatrics in Poland – assumptions of the project
A. Neumann-Podczaska (Poznań, Poland)


Friday, September 25th 2015 (09:00 – 13:45)

• 09:00 – 11:15
SESSION III • Chairs: F. Salerno (Milan, Italy) , F. Perticone (Catanzaro, Italy)

A comprehensive protocol to mitigate inappropriate medication in the elderly
V. Vlahović-Palčevski, (Rijeka, Croatia)

STOPP/START criteria and their role as a clinical tool in routine practice
D. O’Mahony, (Cork, Ireland)
Discussant: M. Di Bari, (Firenze, Italy) 

Information and communication technologies to improve prescription appropriateness and therapy adherence in the multimorbid elderly
N.A. Borghese, (Milan, Italy)

General Discussion

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break

• 11:30 – 13:15
SESSION IV Chairs: D. Mari (Milan, Italy), G. Annoni (Monza, Italy)

Addressing inpatient admissions and readmissions due to adverse drug reactions in the oldest old
X. Corbella, (Barcelona, Spain)

The role of nutrition and nutraceuticals in older adults on polypharmacy: opportunities and concerns
G. Onder, (Rome, Italy)
Discussant: A. Nobili, (Milan, Italy)

General Discussion

 • 13:15 – 13:30
Closure of the REPOSI 2015 International Seminar and compilation of CME questionnaire