At the end of this activity, participants should be able to define medication adherence and adherence rates; explain how community pharmacies measure medication adherence; identify barriers to nonadherence for the patient and for pharmacists; and discuss communication strategies that pharmacists can use to increase adherence among the nonadherent patient population.
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacists.
Kathryn Dudzinski, Pharm.D., R.Ph., Postgraduate Year 1 pharmacy resident, Meijer/Pfizer/Ferris State University College of Pharmacy
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Continuing Education Credit
Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Universal Activity #0112-0000-15-240-L04-P; 1.0 contact hour; Initial Release Date: 10/26/15; Expiration Date: 10/26/18
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