Tutorial objectives: identify the major design components of qualitative research studies, discuss methodological approaches used in qualitative research studies, discuss the application of these components in published qualitative research studies. Readings: saks and allsop textbook, chapters 5 and 7, habte bm, kebede t, fenta tg, and boon h. barriers and facilitators to adherence to anti-diabetic medications: ethiopian patients" perspectives. Additional resource (optional: creswell jw, poth cn. Qualitative inquiry and research design: choosing among five approaches. To conduct an exploratory study with a focus on identifying barriers and facilitators to anti-diabetic medications adherence in ethiopian patients with type 2 diabetes: qualitative research is often considered when a problem or phenomenon needs to be explored. Adherence to anti-diabetic medications in ethiopian patients with type 2 diabetes. Barriers = factors that may lead to poor adherence. The positive impact of anti-diabetic medications in the blood glucose control of type.