In this program, we will highlight patients' reasons for non-adherence to medical treatment, and outline ethical considerations and strategies to address non-adherence.
Topics & Speakers:
Barriers to Medication Adherence
Matthew J. Witry, PharmD — University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Non-Adherence in Refugee & Immigrant Communities
Nafissa Cisse Egbuonye, PhD — Black Hawk County Health Department
Provocative Legal Ethical Cases
Francis Degnin, PhD — University of Northern Iowa
Resistance to Treatment Due to Decisional Capacity and Psychiatric Issues
Suzanne Munns, M.D. — Northeast Iowa Family Practice Center
Phillip Alscher, M.D. — UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Thomas Eachus, L.I.S.W. — Black Hawk-Grundy Mental Health
- 4.0 Nursing Contact Hours will be provided by Iowa Board of Nursing Continuing Education Provider #128.
- Certificates of Completion for 4.0 Contact Hours will be available for Allied Health Professionals.
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Iva.Ruehs@mercyhealth.com or (319) 272-5156