- The purpose of this guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations for Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses in self-management support
- These recommendations identify strategies and interventions that enhance an individual’s ability to manage their chronic health condition.
- Chronic health conditions are defined as: diseases of long duration and generally slow progression, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes (WHO, 2009)
- This best practice guideline focuses on assisting nurses in adult practice settings
Strategies to Support Self Management in Chronic Conditions