T​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‌‍‍​eaching Plan (Total 50 points) This activity is designed to give you an opportunity to apply theoretical pharmacology knowledge to a clinical setting, and reinforce therapeutic communication skills. A well-planned teaching plan can provide information needed to assist the patient to be knowledgeable about his/her current medication regimen. Once the patient is educated, then together the patient and health professionals can evaluate the efficacy or non-efficacy of the medication regiment. The treatment of chronic illnesses commonly includes the long-term use of pharmacotherapy. Although these medications are effective in combating disease, their full benefits are often not realized because approximately 50% of patients do not take their medications as prescribed.