01 Nov 2017
09:15 AM - 04:30 PM
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Event location
Melton Library and Learning Hub
31 McKenzie Street
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Professional development points
The Chronic Disease Support Program is driven by a desire to create better health for clients, reduced hospital admissions, better patient compliance and the provision of care by those best qualified to provide advice.

The Chronic Disease Self Management Support program aims to cover key content areas:

•    Current health care burden of chronic diseases
•    High risk population groups
•    Strategies to reduce the impact of chronic disease
•    Models of self management
•    Motivational interviewing and barriers to behaviour change
•    Goal setting and lifestyle issues
•    Chronic Disease Self Management planning education, communication and documentation
•    Health Care communication frameworks
•    Professional, legal and ethical issues to consider
•    Resources and support
•    Chronic Disease Individualised Self Management Care Plan

The Chronic Disease Support Program has been endorsed by the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) according to approved quality standards criteria. Successful completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim 12 CPD hours.