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.
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacists.
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
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