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iHOPE is a series of webinars and Ask the Experts Q&A sessions led by topic experts who provide information and resources to help with specific issues related to stroke recovery.


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Medication Adherence
and Compliance


Join topic expert Chris Gauthier, RPh, for the webinar Medication Adherence and Compliance and learn more about the following topics:

View iHOPE: Medication Adherence Ask the Experts to learn tips on taking your medication.

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  • Definitions of medication adherence and compliance
  • The impact of poor medication adherence
  • Causes of poor medication adherence
  • Strategies for improving medication adherence

Chris Gauthier is the executive director of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Visit our Medication Adherence page for information on questions to ask your healthcare professional as well as information on commonly prescribed stroke medications and patient assistance programs.


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A discussion guide is available to help moderate conversation after watching the webinar. Share it with your support group, family, friends and/or caregiver(s).

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Tell us about your experience. A new window with a short survey will pop up after you close out of the webinar. Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback. This webinar was recorded November 8, 2011.


www.stroke.org/iHOPE for other webinars on a variety of topics.

All webinars are prerecorded except where noted.

System requirements:
PC-based attendees - Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista or newer.
Macintosh®-based attendees - Required: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer

This program is funded by Allergan, Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, Inc., Genentech, Inc., the Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation, MetLife Foundation, NovaVision, Pfizer, Inc. and Purdue Pharma.

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