Chronic Disease Management

 

Chronic Disease Management

Choose one of the following chronic diseases to address in this component:

  • Hypertension
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus type 2
  • Childhood Asthma

Complete the following:

  • Detail the population including who the members are, contributing causes, past medical history, family/genetic components.
  • Evaluate the population including size, seriousness of disease, special needs, etc.
  • Assess the need for formal case management.
  • Argue the potential benefits to implementing a case management model  including economics, quality of life/care, social disruption, etc.
  • Analyze why nursing should be a part of this plan. What can they bring to the table?
  • Identify other team members who should be included on a case  management team. Why should they be on this team and what is their role?