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HEART Online Training

Completion of this online HEART training is required for individuals considering implementing this strategy. This training provides participants with background information on HEART, its theoretical basis and key components of the strategy, an overview of the client sessions, and pre-implementation activities. Continuing education (CE) is available for nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and health educators who are certified health education specialist (CHES). Participants interested in obtaining continuing education, should follow the directions at the end of the course. If a participant is not interested in obtaining continuing education, they should print their certificate at the end of the module.

Instructions for seeking continuing education [PDF]

By the end of this module, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the key components of the HEART strategy.
  • Describe the role of the support partner in promoting adherence.
  • Describe the use of an individualized Adherence Plan in HEART Sessions.
  • Describe the role of the provider during HEART sessions and phone calls.
  • Identify and describe social and behavioral factors associated with medication non-adherence, and identify strategies to improve adherence.

How to access the HEART online trainings

To access the HEART online trainings, log in to the eLearning Center on this website.

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