Speaking to Patients about Medication Adherence (P)

Speaking to Patients about Medication Adherence (P)

This continuing education program is approved for 1.0 home study credit hour for pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

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.

Knowledge-type Activity

Target Audience
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacists.

Faculty
Kathryn Dudzinski, Pharm.D., R.Ph., Postgraduate Year 1 pharmacy resident, Meijer/Pfizer/Ferris State University College of Pharmacy

Directions to View Activity and Receive Credit
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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


Disclosure Statement
The author has indicated that she does not have any conflicts of interest, nor does she have financial relationships with a commercial interest, related to this activity.

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Contact Information
For questions regarding continuing education, please contact MPA Education Planning Assistant, Andrea Schweitzer, at (517) 377-0225 or Andrea@michiganpharmacists.org

Activity Fees

Member Price: 7.00

Standard Price: 15.00