Promoting Medication Adherence: An Occupational Therapy Approach to Evaluation and Intervention
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SKU: OL4893

Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2017

Basic Member Price
Non-Member Price: $69.95

Product Overview


Jaclyn Schwartz, PhD, OTR/L

This on-line continuing education course will examine the core concepts of medication management for adults in physical and psychosocial rehabilitation settings. The course explores the ideas of medication management, adherence, and basic medication/pharmacy terminology. Next, the course reviews best evidence informing the development of best practice assessment and intervention methods. Course content is designed to be applicable to practitioners working across the continuum of care from the intensive care unit to home health. Several case studies will be examined to practice implementation of core concepts. In addition, the course explores the ADL of medication management as an intervention in the primary care emerging practice area.

Earn: .3 CEUs (3.75 NBCOT PDUs/ 3 contact hours)

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

     Describe core concepts and definitions in medication adherence.

        List common medications and their effects on health and function.

        Describe the occupational therapy practitioner’s role on the interdisciplinary team    addressing medication adherence.

        Describe evidence-based client-centered care plans to address performance deficits in medication management.

        Recognize how to integrate medication management into current practice.

        Demonstrate understanding of evidence-based assessment to evaluate clients’ medication management.