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243 - Strategies for Improving Adherence: Meeting Our Patients Where They Are

‐ Sep 19, 2014 3:30pm

For many chronic illnesses, rates of adherence to treatment are as low as 50%, and poor adherence to treatment is associated with significant medical, psychological, and economic consequences. This session discusses many of the key predictors of poor adherence as well as cognitive-behavioral interventions to improve patient adherence. In particular, strategies such as tailored patient communication, patient education, and motivational interviewing are discussed.

Contact hours available until 9/20/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.


• Describe the health action process approach model of behavior change.
• Identify predictors of adherence.
• Describe two interventions for behavior change.
• Develop a plan for tailoring strategies to patient population.


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