Who, What, When and How:
Implementing the Chronic Disease Self Management Program in Your Community
Lisa A. Ferretti, LMSW
Director of Operations
Center for Excellence in Aging Services
University at Albany
School of Social Welfare
Melanie Shefchik, MA, CHES
Public Health Educator
Rockland County Department of Health
This presentation will provide an overview of the Stanford University Chronic Disease Self Management Program, the evidence-base that supports its positive health outcomes, populations that have benefitted, program requirements and implementation strategies. We will hear from one county health department that has committed to providing the program to its constituents as well as a Stanford-certified program trainer.
After watching this broadcast participants will be able to:
1. Describe the Chronic Disease Self Management Program and the evidence-base that supports it.
2. Describe at least five self management tools to increase self-efficacy that participants learn during the 6-week workshop.
3. Describe strategies to overcome implementation challenges and build sustainability.
June 19, 2008
School of Public Health, University at Albany, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
These activities have been assigned code 6VKSFE-PRV-06-163 and have been approved for 1.0 contact hour each.
School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.