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|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019, expected to be offered in 2021|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,801.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$9,869.50|
- NURX 427, NURS 427, GENX 709
- Limited to
- PGCertGP, PGCertHealSc, PGCertPHC, PGDipGP, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC, MHealSc
- Includes residential period/s.
- 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.
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.
- All resources available either via Blackboard or other online resources.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy,
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
- Suitable for health, social and other professionals from a range of disciplines.
- More information link
- View further information on Postgraduate Study in Primary Health Care