Multiple Chronic Conditions Blog
Self-management can reduce risk factors, promote adherence to medication, increase physical activity and reduced hospital re-admission rates
Empowering, engaging and educating individuals in self-management of chronic conditions can increase patient activation to change health behaviors and improve health outcomes.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Innovations Exchange has 3 featured innovations that utilize novel strategies to improve disease-related knowledge and self-management behaviors among vulnerable populations.
AHRQ has provided a list of standardized self-management tools, curriculum content and a self-management support resource library:
Partnering in Self-Management Support: A Tool Kit for Clinicians
POWER Program Curriculum
Self-Management Support Resource Library
Dr Kim Kuebler
Dr. Kim Kuebler DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FAAN, Founder and Director Multiple Chronic Conditions Resource Center, CEO Advanced Disease Concepts, LLC., Award winning author of 8 textbooks on chronic conditions and palliative care. Multiple appointments to Federal and state initiatives on pain, chronic conditions and palliative care. Clinician, educator, researcher and patient advocate.