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SMART Couples Online Training

Completion of this online SMART Couples training is required for individuals considering implementing this strategy. This training provides participants with background information on SMART Couples, 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 continuing education [PDF]

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

  • Describe the key components of the SMART Couples strategy.
  • Describe the role of the partner in promoting adherence.
  • Identify problem-solving skills to address adherence barriers.
  • Discuss issues of sex, intimacy and transmission risk behaviors in the couple dyad.
  • Identify and describe social and behavioral factors associated with medication non-adherence and identify strategies to improve adherence.
How to access the SMART Couples online trainings
To access the SMART online trainings, log in to the eLearning Center on this website.

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