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Management of Patients with Long-Term Conditions (Level 7)



Monday 15 January 2018 - Monday 26 February 2018

Event Category:

Nursing, Medicine, Allied Health Professionals, Ambulance Service, Health and Social Care


UEA, Norwich


September 2017

Service Priority

Leadership, service improvment and innovation


6 Days







Course Description

This module aims to support practitioners in promoting person-centered care for the patient with a long-term condition and explore emerging models of service provision for the patient with a long-term condition; to provide opportunities for enhanced collaboration between services in the heath and social care sectors, also across primary, secondary and tertiary care; to facilitate enhanced understanding of the psychosocial experience of long-term conditions for the patient and their carers; to explore inequalities in health and public health/ health promotion strategies related to long-term conditions and to support the development of leadership and service development for patients with long-term conditions.

What will I learn?

Module aims to enable students to:
Gain an understanding and appreciation of common long-term processes and conditions.
Gain an understanding of the psychosocial aspects of the patient experience and its relevance to the provision of  individualised, person-centred care.
Gain an understanding of the delivery of appropriate therapeutic management plans for patients.
Explore public health/ health promotion strategies for the person experiencing a long-term condition.
Explore multi- agency, partnership working in the provision of effective management plans for the person with a long-term condition; including involvement and role of user movement groups e.g. MIND; National Rheumatic Arthritis Society (NRAS).
Develop cultural competence and an appreciation of the role of individual difference in the practitioner: patient relationship.
Develop an appreciation and understanding of the positive strengths that the patient experience can contribute towards living with a long term condition.
Consider effective symptom management.
To support and promote self-care to maximise the quality of life of the person with a long-term condition
To build relationships with existing user groups /movements in identifying best practice in approaches to health care needs and services.
To support and promote self-care to maximise the quality of life of the person with a long-term condition.
There will be some shared teaching with the M level (level 7) Managing Patients with Long-term Conditions unit. This will often comprise keynote lectures from service users/ expert patients and subject and clinical specialists.

How I will learn?

Face to Face learning


15,22,29 January 2018

5,19,26 February

* Please be advised that course dates and timings may change

Course Director

Marie McGee


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