CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT

PTY5CDM

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Chronic conditions 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, groups, communities and populations. Students will develop knowledge and skills in health promotion, treatment and self-management of chronic conditions in both a group and individual context. Students will critique models of health, theories of health behaviour and apply innovative problem solving skills to health-related scenarios covering a range of chronic conditions. Interprofessional, person-centred, evidence-based and critical reflection approaches will be adopted.



SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Hanson

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 courses: HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZHSPB, HMPYPB, HMPYP; and must have passed: PTY5ELG and PTY5MCP. OR Must be admitted into HZESPB and must have passed: EXS3AEB; OR be admitted into HMEPB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNational Strategic Framework for Chronic ConditionsPrescribedAustralian Health Ministers' Advisory Council, 2017Australian Government Canberra

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

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. Individual client management plan and group presentation.

02. Research, critically analyse and apply theories to develop management plans and service solutions for individuals and groups with chronic conditions

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. Individual client management plan and group presentation.

03. Critically reflect on the barriers and facilitators of effective management of clients with chronic conditions

Activities:
Within in online readings and workshops. Management plan and weekly critical reflective blogs.

04. Apply existing theories of human behaviour, lifestyle management and communication to generate enhanced interaction with clients with chronic conditions in the context of 1:1 and group clinical scenarios.

Activities:
Interview with simulated patients and peer review/feedback and application within case management plan.

05. Apply the synthesis of best evidence and external factors such as political, economic, socio-cultural and environmental, and innovative problem solving in order to recommend strategies to maximise individual and group patient outcomes.

Activities:
Workshops and online activities that discuss the political, economic, socio-cultural, environmental and other external influences on health service decision-making and problem solving. Group presentation of a solution to a health service problem.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Week 05-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Hanson

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 05 - 19
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Classes Bundoora or Bendigo"

Directed Reading Week: 05 - 19
Ten 2.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 19 and delivered via online.
"Pre-recorded lectures & online other material (>5 hrs per week)"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 05 - 19
Five 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 19 and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 5 week intensive blocks and will allocated into Block 1 (Week 5-9); Block 2 (Week 10-14); Block 3 (Week 14-19)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000-word individual reportIndividual written assignment.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Team-led presentations addressing a health service need (1000-word equivalent per student)Group-based assessment (equivalent of 10 minutes presentation per student). Students are presented with a scenario related to the management of clients with chronic conditions and complete two presentations relating to possible solutions.20 01, 02, 05
Critical reflective blogs (1800-word equivalent)Individual assessment. Students to submit 3 x 600 words critical reflective blogs on topics that related to barriers of chronic condition management. Students will have a choice of topics from a list, with submission dates for topics ranging from Week 2, 3, 4.30 03

Melbourne, 2019, Week 05-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Hanson

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 05 - 19
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Classes Bundoora or Bendigo"

Directed Reading Week: 05 - 19
Ten 2.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 19 and delivered via online.
"Pre-recorded lectures & online other material (>5 hrs per week)"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 05 - 19
Five 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 05 to week 19 and delivered via blended.
"On-line workshops scheduled for Bendigo and Bundoora students"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000-word individual reportIndividual written assignment.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Team-led presentations addressing a health service need (1000-word equivalent per student)Group-based assessment (equivalent of 10 minutes presentation per student). Students are presented with a scenario related to the management of clients with chronic conditions and complete two presentations relating to possible solutions.20 01, 02, 05
Critical reflective blogs (1800-word equivalent)Individual assessment. Students to submit 3 x 600 words critical reflective blogs on topics that related to barriers of chronic condition management. Students will have a choice of topics from a list, with submission dates for topics ranging from Week 2, 3, 4.30 03