Joel S. Lazar Paul B. Batalden Eugene C. Nelson Marjorie M. Godfrey
Explore the essential features of chronic illness care experienced over time and describe how these features require special considerations for the clinical microsystem, patients, and families.
Identify the three essential goals of chronic illness care and how these interface with activities in preventive, acute, and palliative care.
Discuss the framework of simple, complicated, and complex as it relates to chronic illness care.
Examine the chronic care model, and explore its actualization in the clinical microsystem's design, delivery, and improvement of specific chronic care services.
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