Choose a chronic disease and discuss how you would support self-management
Choose a chronic disease from the list below and discuss how you would support self-management of your patient living with this chronic illness in the community.
Discussion should include (but NOT be limited to) the following: Main causes and brief pathophysiology (in simple terms- as you would explain to patient); impact of the disease on the individual and family/carers; health promotion; cultural safety; empowerment.
List of disease
1. Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) stroke
2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
3. Chronic Kidney Disease