CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT

PTY5CDM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Chronic diseases are becoming more prevalent in aging societies. In this subject, students will integrate core strands of theory knowledge and practice with contemporary health needs of individuals, communities and populations. Students will develop knowledge and skills in the treatment and self-management of chronic diseases. Students will critique of models of health, theories of health behaviour and their application to specific case scenarios, while considering a range of presenting conditions. An interprofessional, person-centred and evidence-based approach will be adopted.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnnemarie Lee

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZHSPP, HZHSPB, HMPYPB, HMPYP; and must have passed all subjects in: PTY5ELG and PTY5MCP. OR Must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HZESPB, HMEPB; and must have passed: EXS3AEB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNational Chronic Disease Strategy.PrescribedNational Health Priority Action Council (NHAC) 2006AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & AGEING, CANBERRA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate partnerships of care, considering the patient and the role of health care professionals in chronic disease management

Activities:
Workshops with reviews of clinical cases and discussion of therapeutic partnerships between health care professionals to achieve patient-centred care in chronic disease management. Management plan.

02. Research, critically analyse and apply theories to develop chronic disease management plans in response to authentic case studies.

Activities:
Workshops with reflection of the physical, emotional, cultural and psychosocial impact of chronic conditions and critical review of models of care to encourage behavioural and lifestyle changes and maximise participation of individuals with chronic diseases. Management plan

03. Analyse the barriers and facilitators of effective chronic disease management to synthesise strategies to maximise patient outcomes.

Activities:
Within workshops, in teams, identify and lead a class discussion on contextual factors influencing chronic disease management. Management plan.

04. Apply existing theories of human behaviour, lifestyle management and communication to generate enhanced interaction with individuals with chronic diseases in the context of clinical scenarios.

Activities:
Simulated patients / actual patient interviews, peer review/feedback. Video and reflective diary.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 04-30, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcos De Noronha

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 04 - 23
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Classes are at Northern Health (Northern Academic Research Network), The Alfred (Southern Academic Research Network) or Bundoora (Eastern Academic Research Network) and Bendigo"

Directed Reading Week: 04 - 23
Two 5.0 hours directed reading per study period during the day from week 04 to week 23 and delivered via online.
"Pre-recorded lectures & online other material"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000-word Individual Case Management Plan50 01, 02, 03
Team-led discussion of disease management (1000 words equivalent per student)Group-based assessment (10 minutes presentation per student), where students will discuss a barrier to disease management.20 01, 03
Video and Reflective Diary of interview skills (1500 words equivalent)Individual assessment. Patient/client Interview (with video/audio) to be undertaken at subsequent clinical placement. Reflective diary of interview skills generated from block teaching and patient interview.30 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 04-30, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnemarie Lee

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Classes are at Northern Health (Northern Academic Research Network), The Alfred (Southern Academic Research Network), Bundoora (Eastern Academic Network) or Bendigo"

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 14
Two 3.0 hours directed reading per study period during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via online.
"Pre-recorded lectures & online other material (>5 hrs per week)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000-word Individual Case Management Plan50 01, 02, 03
Team-led discussion of disease management (1000 words equivalent per student)Group-based assessment (10 minutes presentation per student), where students will discuss a barrier to disease management.20 01, 03
Video and Reflective Diary of interview skills (1500 words equivalent)Individual assessment. Patient/client Interview (with video/audio) to be undertaken at subsequent clinical placement. Reflective diary of interview skills generated from block teaching and patient interview.30 04