Document Type

DNP Project

Publication Date

5-2022

Degree Name

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Faculty Advisor

Constance Glenn, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE

Practice Mentor

Luis Rojas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Abstract

Introduction: Lack of medication adherence, a major issue in healthcare, can be costly to the healthcare system and result in poor patient outcomes. Wong et al. (2020) noted that enhanced involvement with health care professionals using the Telemedicine platform can improve a patient’s medication adherence as well as decrease the use of emergency services and hospitalizations. Telemedicine allows the healthcare provider, to contact the patient through a mobile phone or computer to provide education and reinforcement regarding medication adherence.

Purpose: The purpose of this project was to improve medication adherence and health outcomes, by piloting a quality improvement project using Telemedicine in a Cardiovascular practice. The goal of this project was to improve medication compliancein order to decrease emergency service use and hospitalizations in patients with chronic diseases.

Comments

A DNP project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Sacred Heart University Davis & Henley College of Nursing.

Creative Commons License

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Available for download on Friday, February 10, 2023


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