Develop an action plan to improve medication access/ compliance/ adherence

For this assignment, students will create an action plan and presentation for an at-risk patient population and propose evidence-based intervention(s) for the identified population. The paper should be a minimum of 1000- 1200 words in length, not including the title and reference pages. Additionally, students will present the information to the class or clinical partner(s).

Assignment Details:

Perform the following tasks:

1. Conduct a literature review and identify an at-risk patient population for non- compliance and develop an action plan.

2. Write an engaging and informative paper that would be helpful for someone in the discipline wanting to learn about the identified at-risk patient population for non-compliance and proposed action plan

3. Use Times New Roman, 12 pt. font; 1-inch margins; double-spaced. 4. Consists of 1000 to 1200 words in length 5. Citation and references are to follow the APA manual format 6. References should be no more than 5 years old 7. Sources: 8. Wikipedia (or similar sites) is not to be used as a reference 9. Taber’s and/or other medical dictionaries or encyclopedias are not to be used as

references. 10. Use the following as a checklist for the scholarly paper: •

11. Include the following elements: 12. Title page (APA formatted title page). 13. Introduction 14. Background knowledge-brief summary of current knowledge on the at-risk

population for non-compliance. 15. Geographical location of community 16. Cultural makeup 17. Average education level 18. Income/poverty level 19. Unemployment rate 20. Teen pregnancy rate 21. Insurance concerns 22. Transportation issues 23. Other socioeconomic barriers 24. Main illnesses/health concerns 25. Challenges imposed in practice 26. Intext citation present and appropriate

27. Action Plan 28. Develop an action plan to improve medication access/ compliance/ adherence/

monitoring for the at-risk population, while addressing the barriers present. (For example: the at-risk population is composed of a very low socioeconomic group, and the main health concern is hypertension and cardiac-related issues. What could you propose that would improve the access and adherence to hypertensive medications?) The action plan must include:

29. The issue your plan will address 30. Resources needed 31. Stakeholders involved 32. The details of the plan 33. How this plan will reduce barriers to effective medication access/ compliance/

adherence/ monitoring in this patient population 34. How you will evaluate the plan 35. Literature searches for the topic on the web and in databases are limited to peer-

reviewed professional nursing and medical journals, texts, and writings (no older than 5 years).

36. Uses literature to support claims, facts, and statistics. 37. Intext Citation present and appropriate. 38. Discussion/Implications/Conclusion 39. Prepare presentation for in class discussion •

40. Presentations can use any format, as long as the presentation is organized, thorough and engaging.

41. The aim of the presentation is not only to inform the audience about the community and its concerns, but to convince the audience of the benefit of your proposed action plan.

42. Class members and/or clinical partner(s) will evaluate presentations based on: 43. Aesthetic appeal of the presentation 44. Clarity and thoroughness of the concerns of the community and proposed plan 45. Relevance of the plan to address community concerns and confidence in its ability

to achieve its goals 46. Ability of presenter to answer questions asked by class 47. Proofread and edit the paper carefully, following the assignment rubric. 48. Use the plagiarism tool to check the summary against unintended plagiarism. 49. Spell check the paper and submit via Canvas.