Improving Patient Care: A Focus on Adherence (P)

Improving Patient Care: A Focus on Adherence

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to recognize appropriate terminology for adherence; describe the five dimensions that influence adherence, as identified by the World Health Organization (WHO); identify the “Ten Priorities for Action,” as outlined by the National Council on Patient Information (NCPIE); and discuss pharmacy-specific interventions to improve adherence.

Knowledge-type Activity

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

Faculty
Vickie Poremba, Pharm.D., clinical pharmacy specialist, Providence Medical Group, Medford, Oregon

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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 #0112-0000-13-004-H01-P; 1.0 contact hour; Initial Release Date: 6/10/13; Expiration Date: 6/10/16


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 Director of Continuing Education Mary Farrington at (517) 377-0234.

Activity Fees

Member Price: 7.00

Standard Price: 15.00