Why Self Management? Has the Time Come? Managing One's Own Chronic Disease. Does it Work?

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Dr. Kate Lorig is the Director of the Stanford Patient Education Research Center.

Dr. Kate Lorig, creator of the internationally recognized Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP), provided an overview of chronic disease prevention, treatment and management programs. She described the history and development of the evidence-based CDSMP and its research, policy implications, and program examples.

This Seminar was followed by a lively discussion panel including; Molly A. Rose, PhD, RN, Jefferson School of Nursing; Michael P. Rosenthal, MD, Jefferson Medical College – Family & Community Medicine; and Lynn Fields Harris, MPA, Center in the Park.

The event was co-sponsored by: Jefferson School of Population Health, Jefferson School of Nursing, Jefferson Medical College – Department of Family & Community Medicine, Jefferson School of Health Professions, Jefferson Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health (CARAH), and Jefferson InterProfessional Education Center (JCIPE).

Presentation: 52 minutes