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Chronic Disease Management

Program Learning Outcomes

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:
  • Practice chronic disease management in a safe and ethical manner by complying with Canadian health-care system regulations and organizational policies.
  • Apply the concepts of chronic disease management and evidence-based practices to ensure the delivery of comprehensive care to patients living with a chronic disease.
  • Use tools, strategies and available resources to assess the condition of patients and respond to environmental, physical and psychosocial stress or affecting self and others.
  • Design individualized plans to provide patients with optimal person-centreed and family-centreed care.
  • Plan interventions to modify patients’ behaviours and lifestyles to support patients in self-managing their chronic disease.
  • Communicate chronic disease self-management plans for patients by collaborating with members of the inter-professional health-care team and the wider health-care community.
  • Evaluate chronic disease interventions and patient outcomes to support modification of individualized plans.
  • Disseminate chronic disease management information for the promotion of health, wellness, disease prevention and inclusive-community building to a variety of audiences.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development to enhance the practice of patient care and chronic disease management.