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GENA709 Long-term Condition Management

Principles of effective long-term condition management, including models of care, practice-based resources, cultural competence, patient self-management, early detection, impact of chronic conditions, and end-of-life care.

This paper is designed for a range of health and social care professionals working in community-based, hospital or integrated care roles in relation to long-term condition care. It provides information about how to lead workplaces into developing and improving systems and processes for delivery of interdisciplinary long-term condition care.

Paper title Long-term Condition Management
Paper code GENA709
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
NURX 427, NURS 427, GENX 709
Limited to
PGCertGP, PGCertHealSc, PGCertPHC, PGDipGP, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC, MHealSc
Notes
Includes residential period/s.
Eligibility
Suitable for health, social and other professionals from a range of disciplines.
Contact
primarycare.distance@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Eileen McKinlay
Paper Structure
Elective paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (PGCertPHC)
Elective paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Health Care (PGDipPHC) (unendorsed and endorsed in Long-term Condtions Management)

The paper has four modules covering:
  • Long-term conditions
  • Models of long-term condition management
  • Patients perspectives
  • Teamwork and delivery system design
Teaching Arrangements
One compulsory residential conference in Wellington. Other teaching done Blackboard and online videoconferencing.
Textbooks
All resources available either via Blackboard or other online resources.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

Please also refer to the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice Graduate Profile.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Describe the burden of long-term and chronic illness in New Zealand
  • Describe effective management models for long-term or chronic illness
  • Describe what it means to have a long-term condition
  • Describe and eveluate delivery system design and teamwork

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Principles of effective long-term condition management, including models of care, practice-based resources, cultural competence, patient self-management, early detection, impact of chronic conditions, and end-of-life care.

This paper is designed for health and social care professionals working in community-based, hospital or integrated care roles in relation to long-term conditions and multimorbidity. It supports individuals to lead workplaces in the development/improvement of systems and processes to deliver interdisciplinary long-term condition and multimorbidity care.

Paper title Long-term Condition Management
Paper code GENA709
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
NURX 427, NURS 427, GENX 709
Limited to
PGCertGP, PGCertHealSc, PGCertPHC, PGDipGP, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC, MHealSc
Notes
Includes residential period/s.
Eligibility
Suitable for health, social and other professionals from a range of disciplines.
Contact
primarycare.distance@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Eileen McKinlay
Paper Structure
Elective paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (PGCertPHC)
Elective paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Health Care (PGDipPHC) (unendorsed and endorsed in Long-term Condtions Management)

The paper has four modules covering:
  • Long-term conditions
  • Models of long-term condition management
  • Patients perspectives
  • Teamwork and delivery system design
Teaching Arrangements
One compulsory residential conference in Wellington. Other teaching via Blackboard and Zoom videoconferencing.

Residential date for 2018:
Wednesday 12 - Friday 14 September

Study Skills support is provided through automatic enrolment in the no-charge Study Skills Blackboard GENA700, which contains resources and technology support and is accompanied by monthly Zoom Study Skills videoconferences.
Textbooks
All resources available either via Blackboard or other online resources.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

Please also refer to the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice Graduate Profile.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Define, describe and discuss the burden of long-term conditions and mulitmorbidity in New Zealand
  • Compare and evaluate effective management models for long-term conditions or multimorbidity and formulate focused approaches on how and when to use these
  • Identify and analyse the impact of having a long-term condition or multimorbidity
  • Describe, evaluate and apply delivery system redesign and effectively utilise the principles of interdisciplinary teamwork to support long-term condition and multimorbidity care

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard