Supporting Chronic Disease Self-Management

Supporting chronic disease self-management

This course has 5 modules and focuses on the basic principles, skills and strategies that you can use to support chronic disease self-management discussion with your clients.

Module 1: Understanding chronic disease self-management

In this introductory module you will learn about the importance of chronic disease self-management in everyday practice and the range of common emotional reactions to a chronic disease. You will be introduced to key methods to assist in a client's behaviour change. By the end of the module you will:

  • Understand the importance of chronic disease self-management in everyday practice
  • Uunderstand the range of common emotional reactions to a chronic disease
  • Be introduced to key methods to assist in a client's behaviour change.

Module 2: Behavioural goal setting

This module explains the use of behavioural goal setting as an effective strategy for supporting client self-management.   You will learn about how to:

  • Communicate and motivate to encourage client self-management;
  • How to personalise client management discussions and address barriers for behaviour change;
  • How to effectively help the client set goals using the BeSMART goal setting tools.

Module 3: Effective communication

This module will develop your capacity to effectively communicate with clients to support discussions around self-management. You learn how to:

  • Eengage in effective questioning to encourage communication and self-management;
  • How to engage in active listening to encourage effective communication and self-management;
  • How to identify and overcome potential barriers to effective communication.

Module 4: Cognitive strategies

This module will further support the development of your skills to encourage behaviour change for effective chronic disease self-management. In this module you will learn about:

  • The link between thoughts, feelings and actions
  • The difference between thoughts and feelings
  • How unhelpful thinking can lead to poor lifestyle choices
  • How helpful thinking can support lifestyle change
  • How to support clients to address unhelpful thinking.

Module 5: Motivational interviewing

This module will further support the development of your skills to facilitate behaviour change and encourage effective chronic disease self-management. In this module you will learn about:

  • The principles of Motivational Interviewing in relation to stages of change
  • How to apply the key principles and strategies of Motivational Interviewing to support chronic disease self-management
  • How to strengthen client motivation to maximise adherence to behaviour change and success with their chronic disease self-management

 

CPD hours: 5

Cost: $110

Enrolment duration: 90 days

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This course has 5 modules and focuses on the basic principles, skills and strategies that you can use to support chronic disease self-management discussion with your clients.
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