Adherence and complete follow-up

Upon completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Describe two important reasons for adherence to the protocol
  • Describe five ways that adherence can be measured
  • Identify two ways to maximize adherence to the protocol
  • Identify four ways to maximize follow up
  • Describe three analytic techniques to use for poor compliance during a trial
  • Describe two effects of non-adherence.

Written by:

Alka Kanaya

Biography :

Alka Kanaya is a professor at the School of Medicine, UCSF.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
BMJ and UCSF 4 credits, 4:00 hours The BMJ and UCSF have assigned 4 hours of credit to this module.

Release date

05 Feb 2016

Last updated

05 Feb 2016