Improving Advanced Practice Provider Knowledge and Assessment of Medication Adherence in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Medication nonadherence is a widespread problem among cardiovascular patients. Advanced practice providers (APPs) play a critical role in assessing for medication adherence upon hospital admission. A pre–post intervention design was used to determine the effect of an education module on APP knowledge and assessment of medication adherence in cardiovascular patients over a 12-week period in the Division of Cardiology. We found a statistically significant increase in cardiology APP knowledge and assessment of medication adherence upon hospital admission using an education module and providing a valid and reliable assessment tool in the electronic health record.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McDermott, J; Granger, B; Thompson, S; Baker, D; D'Aoust, R

Published Date

  • January 1, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 86 - 91

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1555-4155

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.09.006

Citation Source

  • Scopus