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Primary Care Training Enhancement

Medication Adherence - Session Overview

This session will allow the learner to become familiar with the consequences of medication nonadherence.  We will also explore reasons for nonadherence to better tailor patient specific interventions to promote better medication adherence.

Session Length: 60 minutes

Prerequisite(s): None

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the impact medication nonadherence has on chronic disease control or progression

  • Define medication adherence

  • Discuss ways to assess medication adherence and identify barriers

  • Design patient specific interventions to improve medication adherence


Author:  Christopher Shelby, PharmD.

School: NEOMED

Medication Adherence - Session Facilitator Guide