Term Chronic Disease Self Management Programs
Code LH-2700.1540
Definition Health care programs that provide multidisciplinary education, training and support regarding recommended therapeutic regimens, medical procedures and self-care for adults, adolescents and/or children who have undergone surgery or who have chronic conditions (such as diabetes, asthma/COPD, kidney disease/ESRD, heart disease/hypertension and AIDS) that require ongoing management, and/or for family members who may be involved in their care or affected by their condition. The objective of these programs is to empower patients to manage their own chronic conditions in partnership with their health care providers. Chronic disease self management assistance may be provided in a variety of settings including classes/workshops, individual counseling sessions and as home-based services, particularly in situations where conditions in the home have an impact on the individual's illness. Chronic diseases are illnesses that are prolonged, do not resolve spontaneously, and are rarely cured completely.
Created 5/1/08
Changed 7/20/11
Use References Patient Self Management Programs
See Also References Adolescent Health Transition Programs (LH-6300.0230)
Disease Prevention Programs (LT-1780)
E-Health Visits (LT-2800.1900)
Family Psychoeducation (RR-5150.2000)
Health Literacy Programs (LH-2700.2925)
Hospital Orientation Programs/Tours (LH-2700.2950)
Medication Adherence Programs (LH-2700.4960)
Mental Health Self Management Programs (RR-5240)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Patient Education (NPC E08.08)
Patient & Family Support (NTE E86)
Public Education and Awareness (Health) (UW 2.4.09.01)
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