Chronic Disease Management and Self-Care
Monday, November 4, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This session addresses many issues related to the management of chronic diseases/conditions among the elderly. These include: examining the relationship between hypertension self-care activities and blood pressure in a primary care setting; empowering states to deliver evidence-based disease management and health promotion programs; national study of chronic disease self-management program; and medication (Mis)management.
Session Objectives: 1. To assess patients' self-care activities and then abstracted blood pressure from their medical record. 2. To document how the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) benefits this population over time.
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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Community Health Workers
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)