This title presents structured approach to each condition. Start of each chapter indicates what the student can expect to learn from each topic. Each chapter includes learning points, using a questioning/reflective approach drawing on the reader's own experiences. It includes case studies to illustrate issues discussed. This book is a text aimed at student nurses wishing to gain insight into the management of long term conditions. Nurses are seen as key individuals in the management of long-term conditions and improving healthy outcomes for individuals and communities, therefore there is a need for nurse education programmes to ensure they include a focus on the management of long term illness. The book is a basic level text looking at the fundamental aspects of this topic. It explores the need for management of long-term conditions, placing this is context underpinned with relevant epidemiology, demography and policy. It will explore the role of healthcare professionals in relation to management of long-term conditions, including the role of the student nurse. It discusses the need for management of long-term conditions.It places specific focus on communication and multi-disciplinary working and roles.
It includes discussion of the role of the student nurse relationship with secondary healthcare provision.