This project built capacity through an inter-professional learning (IPL) package for multiple disciplines working with people with chronic conditions. Through collaboration, a commitment to patient-centred care (PCC) and chronic disease self-management support (CDSMS) developed capacity through attitude-shift, knowledge, skills, respect for and understanding of the common and complementary or discipline-specific skills of team members in facilitating and supporting chronic disease self-management (CDSM). The IPL consisted of a three-part educational tool:
As a component of the project, a free training pack was developed to assist the professional and volunteer working within the health care environment to learn, develop and share multiple practical communication skills to support patient centred care. Please contact Brooke.Turner@utas.edu.au for a copy of the trainer pack.
Authorised by the Head of School, Engineering & ICT
19 April, 2012