Chronic Disease Management Homework


Chronic Disease Management

Choose one of the following chronic diseases to address in this component:

  • Hypertension
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus type 2
  • Childhood Asthma

Complete the following:

  • Detail the population including who the members are, contributing causes, past medical history, family/genetic components.
  • Evaluate the population including size, seriousness of disease, special needs, etc.
  • Assess the need for formal case management.
  • Argue the potential benefits to implementing a case management model including economics, quality of life/care, social disruption, etc.
  • Analyze why nursing should be a part of this plan. What can they bring to the table?
  • Identify other team members who should be included on a case management team. Why should they be on this team and what is their role?

Reading and Resources

Chapter 2 pages 44-47 in Fundamentals of Case Management Practice

De Regge, M., Pourcq, K. D., Meijboom, B., Trybou, J., Mortier, E., & Eeckloo, K. (2017). The role of hospitals in bridging the care continuum: A systematic review of coordination of care and follow-up for adults with chronic conditions. BMC Health Services Research, 17

Davis, M. M., Devoe, M., Kansagara, D., Nicolaidis, C., & Englander, H. (2012). “Did I do as best as the system would let me?” healthcare professional views on hospital to home care transitions. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 27(12), 1649-56.

Additional Instructions:

  • All submissions should have a title page and reference page.
  • Utilize a minimum of two scholarly resources.
  • Adhere to grammar, spelling and punctuation criteria.
  • Adhere to APA compliance guidelines.
  • Adhere to the chosen Submission Option for Delivery of Activity guidelines.

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