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Identifying Problems Related to Medication Adherence in Patients Receiving Home Healthcare

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Patients may be non-adherent to the their medication regimens for a variety of reasons. Asking the right questions may help clinicians with any level of experience identify the presence of non-adherence and the potential reason for non-adherence. Having identified the presence of problem, the information can be shared with other providers to bring the problem to resolution.

Participants will  gain knowledge of a tool to identify problems related to medication adherence by participating in this program.

Presenter Information

Jeffrey Clark, Clinical Assistant Professor, Washington State University, and Consultant Pharmacist

Dr. Jeffrey Clark completed his PharmD in 2009 at Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. After graduation he completed a 1 year residency in geriatrics with WSU and Providence Visiting Nurses Association (PVNA). After working as a full-time consultant pharmacist in skilled nursing facilities, he returned to WSU & PVNA in 2013 where he is now a clinical assistant professor and a consultant pharmacist. At PVNA he runs an Advanced Pharmacy Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience for Doctor of Pharmacy candidates focused on preventing hospitalizations in patients with high risk conditions (e.g. heart failure, COPD). He has a board certification in geriatrics and is passionate about geriatric medicine and maintaining independence at home. His special interests include Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, & osteoporosis.

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August 20
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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