Increasing the capacity of medical professionals to manage patient adherence and polytherapy in elderly.
Patient non-adherence is widespread. According to the WHO report, it is present in approximately 50% of patients with chronic diseases. Obviously, this brings numerous negative health and financial consequences. Due to their multimorbidity, elderly citizens are particularly prone to this phenomenon.
Unfortunately, healthcare professionals are not fully aware of the prevalence of this problem, nor of the effective interventions to reduce it. Therefore, the aim of the Skills4Adherence Project was to increase the capacity of healthcare professionals to effectively manage adherence and polypharmacy in the elderly.
Thanks to the cooperation of the Skills4Adherence partners, the dedicated innovative vocational training program has been produced, and made available on-line. This training program is composed of 3 pillars: methods to improve patient adherence, prevention of polypharmacy, and methods to increase uptake of adherence-enhancing interventions in the elderly.
Skills4Adherence course is available in 4 languages:
English Italian Polish Portugese
Take your Skills4Adherence training course, test your knowledge, and get a certificate!
Skills4Adherence project was co-financed by the ERASMUS + Program, and was developed in the period 2017-2020.
Skills4Adherence Summer School 2018 participants with their certificates
Participants of the Skills4Adherence Summer School 2019 (Pavia, 9-13 September, 2019)
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