June 26, 2013
Webinar: Effective Communication Techniques to Improve Patient Activation and Medication Adherence
Join us for an upcoming teleconference/webinar to be held on Wednesday, June 26 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. (ET) entitled "Let’s Talk! Effective Communication Techniques to Improve Patient Activation and Medication Adherence"
Find out how you can improve medication adherence and safety for your patients by joining us for this webinar, the second of a three-part series on medication adherence. The June event will will present methods to overcome health literacy barriers and improve patient adherence to medications and self-care. The presenters will discuss proven communication techniques that health providers can use to enhance efforts in assessing patient understanding. Sharing personal experiences and successes, they will explain how to ask effective questions to uncover health beliefs, reinforce messages, and create a more open dialogue.
Sarah Kelling, PharmD, MPH
Pharmacy Resident, Kroger ¡V Ohio Northern University
David Bright, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Ohio Northern University
Cindy Wetzel, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CCNS, CCRN, CHFN
Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Salem Community Hospital
- Discuss the significance of health literacy
- Describe the teach-back process
- Discuss opportunities to collaborate with pharmacists to improve medication adherence
- Describe the use of motivational interviewing in practices to promote adherence
Who should attend
- Home Care Professionals
- Long-Term Care Professionals
- Medical Office Managers and Staff
- Public Health Professionals
Registration is available at the following link: www.surveymonkey.com/s/62613MedAdherence
Topic details, dial-in and webex access information are listed on the June 26 Medication Adherence Webinar flier.
The teleconference offers 1 free credit of Continuing Education for RNs and LPNs. There is no pharmacist CE credit associated with this program. Please feel free to share this information with others at your facility that may have an interest in this topic.
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