During a quality improvement (QI) meeting at ECHO Hospital there is discussion about the increased number of patient readmissions related to medication non-adherence.
Using the information above and the assigned readings create a discussion post in response to the following:
Discuss at least three (3) areas for assessment which may indicate why patients do not adhere to their medication regimen.
What would be an appropriate outcome (realistic, measureable and contains a time frame) for patients in this situation?
Identify and provide rationales for at least three (3) nursing interventions used to promote medication adherence.
Identify three (3) members of the healthcare team with whom the RN could coordinate and communicate patients’ needs regarding medication adherence.
Provide a rationale for the selection of each of the above team members.