Lack of Adherence to Medications.
Lack of Adherence to Medications Most chronic diseases require long term use of prescribed medications. Medication non-adherence is a long-standing major concern when assisting patients with the management of a chronic disease. Write a six (6) to ten (10) page paper (excludes cover and reference page) that addresses medication nonadherence. The paper consists of two (2) parts and must be submitted by the close of week six. Each part must be a minimum of three (3) pages in length. A minimum of three (3) current professional references must be provided. Current references include professional publications or valid and current websites dated within five (5) years. Additionally, a textbook that is no more than one (1) edition old may be used. Select a disorder or disease included in the content of this course to use as a basis for this paper and address the following: Part 1: Define medication nonadherence. Identify the health disorder or disease selected as a basis for this paper. Discuss the extent of medication nonadherence for the chosen health disorder or disease. Identify the medication regimen required to manage the disease. Include the drug categories, one (1) example of each medication in the category, and the action of each medication. Part 2: Identify three (3) consequences of nonadherence to medication regimen in the population selected. Identify three (3) factors that are associated with medication nonadherence and discuss how they contribute to this long standing problem. Describe (3) nursing strategies that can be applied to promote medication adherence. Compose your work using a word processor (or other software as appropriate) and save it frequently to your computer. Use a 12 font size, double space your work and use APA format for citations, references, and overall format. Assistance with APA citations and references is available through the free resource Citation Machine„¢. Assistance with APA format, grammar, and avoiding plagiarism i You are required to submit your paper to Turnitin (a plagiarism prevention service) prior to submitting the paper in the course submission area for grading. Access is provided by email to the email address on record in your MyExcelsior account during week 2 of the term. Once you submit your paper to Turnitin check your inbox in Turnitin for the results. After viewing your originality report correct the areas of your paper that warrant attention. You can re-submit your paper to Turnitin after 24-hours and continue to re-submit until the results are acceptable. Acceptable ranges include a cumulative total of less than 15% for your entire paper, and no particular area greater than 2% (excluding direct quotes and/or references). The Chronic subjects to pick from are Bipolar disorder, Scizophrenia, addisons disease, ADHD, Tourettes, autism, Alzheimers.