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GENA711 Long-term Condition Management (Advanced)

Principles of ongoing, culturally appropriate long-term condition management, including implementation of patient self-management approaches, integrated care, information technology, complexity approaches, population-based approaches, and change management processes.

The GENA 711 Long-term Condition Management (Advanced) paper builds on GENA 709 and looks more specifically at key areas of long-term condition management. These include a focus on quality improving and evaluation and use of technologies, as well as considering practical ways to work with patients and their families to support self-management.

Paper title Long-term Condition Management (Advanced)
Paper code GENA711
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,857.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,363.00

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(GENA 709 or GENX 709) or (NURS 427 or NURX 427)
NURS 428, NURX 428, GENX 711
Limited to
PGCertGP, PGCertHealSc, PGCertPHC, PGDipGP, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC
Includes residential period/s.
Suitable for health professionals from a range of disciplines
Teaching staff
Convenor: Eileen McKinlay
Paper Structure
Core paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (PGCertPHC) endorsed in Long-term Conditions Management.

The paper has five modules covering:
  • Evaluation and change
  • Information technologies
  • Complexity
  • Self-management and self-management support
  • Partnering with community
Teaching Arrangements
One compulsory residential conference in Wellington. Other teaching done via Blackboard and Otago Connect videoconferencing.
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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Not offered in 2020

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system

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