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Adherence and Concordance in Young People

Adherence and Concordance in Young People

Adherence and Concordance in Young People

Marcelle Sousa and Terry Segal
Marcelle Sousa and Terry Segal
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 13 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 29 Apr 2018

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This session examines factors that influence the way young people take medicines in adolescence. It will also explore some of the challenges encountered by health professionals who care for young people who may have health beliefs conflicting with those of their parents or professionals.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• List the factors that influence young people, their parents or carers in their approach to following prescribed management and treatment plans
• Discuss issues related to the prescribing and usage of medicines in young people
• Consider strategies for engaging young people and their parents to promote concordance and adherence
Marcelle Sousa and Terry Segal

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Marcelle Sousa and Terry Segal
on behalf of Health Education England

Marcelle de Sousa -
Prior to her recent retirement Marcelle de Sousa was an Adolescent Nurse Specialist in the Adolescent Unit at University College Hospitals in London. She has been involved in transitioning young people to adult services since 1986 when she was a paediatric renal nurse. She was the chair of the Adolescent Health Forum of the RCN and the regional member of the London Board of the RCN. Marcelle has been a member of the Children’s Health Alliance Adolescent subgroup and was one of the Department of Health Transition Champions.

Terry Segal -
Terry Segal is a consultant in general and adolescent paediatrics at University College Hospital, London. She is the adolescent lead as well as unit training director for paediatrics in UCLH. She is sub-speciality trained in paediatric and adolescent endocrinology, as well as some specific psychological training. Her interests include chronic fatigue and chronic pain syndromes, psychosomatic illness, medical management of anorexia and underweight and obesity. She has published research in the areas of obesity and pubertal delay amongst others.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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