Module 3: Chronic Illness & Conditions

MODULE 3 Competencies

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





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