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Medicines Adherence: Understanding and Changing Patient Behaviour
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This course has been designed by psychologists and clinicians at King’s College London for people interested in medicines adherence.
Using evidenced-and theory-based techniques, you will deepen your awareness and understanding of current practical and theoretical issues around medicines adherence.
You will become familiar with the COM-B framework and see examples of behaviour change techniques to promote adherence. Learners from around the world will share best practices and discuss the practical examples shown through simulated clinical consultations.
- Application of the COM-B Model to identify the wide range of factors driving medicines non-adherence
- Behaviour change techniques to initiate and support medicine-taking behaviour
- Simulated patient-practitioner consultations to illustrate the concepts, tools and techniques covered in this course
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Apply a framework to better understand the drivers of medicines non-adherence
- Apply techniques to effectively support behavior change in medicines taking behaviour
- Reflect on how to implement these techniques in clinical practice
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for healthcare professionals with a role or interest in initiating and supporting positive medicines-taking behaviour change in patients.