Have you been frustrated by patients missing appointments or not following through with their program? One easy way to improve patient outcomes is by advancing patient adherence. This course takes a practical approach to improving patient adherence by examining key reasons for patient nonadherence, healthcare provider factors that can influence adherence, and simple methods to improve patient adherence.
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on practical approach to improving patient adherence.
- Differentiate adherence v. compliance
- Describe reasons for nonadherence
- Describe health care provider factors that influence adherence
- Describe methods to improve patient adherence
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant and Speech Language Pathologist
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
This course is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Betsy Myers is employed by University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service