- Duration2 weeks
- Weekly study3 hours
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
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.