Module 3: Chronic Illness & Conditions
This module is a follow up to the Chronic Illness Unit in CNAV 1 with a deeper discussion of select chronic illnesses. The impact of chronic illness on clients and their families will be examined, as well as the function of care navigation in assisting a client with chronic illness. Pain management issues and CAM are included.
Upon completion of the unit the student will be able to:
- Apply knowledge of chronic disease, end of life, and population management to the selection of resources and navigation of care
- Navigate the healthcare and human services systems to connect client to resources
- Use activation and engagement tools to improve client self-management