At the end of the session, the participant will have:
- An understanding of self-management.
- Knowledge of the benefits of self-management.
- Identified one area for improvement in self-management.
- Developed a plan to improve self-management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
This session may be facilitated by a respiratory nurse, psychologist, social worker or physiotherapist.
|Introduction to self-management.||What is self-management?|
What self-management is not.
Whose responsibility is it?
|Disc 1 for the Better Living with your Lung Disease DVD ‘ Managing Your Lung Disease’; :
|Consequences / benefits.||Consequences of failure to self-manage.|
Benefits of self-management.
|Principles of self-management.||Knowledge.|
Responsibility / empowerment.
|Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease self-management plan.|
|Practical application.||Self-management exercise.||Better Living with Exercise- Your Personal Guide|
|Summary and discussion.||Self-management plans.|
Group generation of ideas to improve self-management.