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Engaging and Activating Patients for Better Health: The Power of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)

Originally webcast February 16, 2012

Lisa Ferretti, LMSW
Public Service Professor and Co-Director
Center for Excellence in Aging & Community Wellness
New York State Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Quality and Technical Assistance Center
University at Albany School of Social Welfare

The CDSMP was originally introduced in the 2008 Public Health Live broadcast, “Who, What, When and How: Implementing the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program in Your Community.” Fundamentals of the program, including its evidence base and the essentials of delivery and fidelity were introduced; this broadcast will go beyond implementation basics. The existing capacity and infrastructure of programming in New York State will be described, and awareness of the CDSMP as a resource to individuals and health care providers will be raised. The broadcast will illustrate the value of the CDSMP as a community-based self-management intervention that health care providers can easily recommend so their patients are able to develop the self-efficacy and skills needed to manage their chronic conditions on a day-to-day basis.

After watching this broadcast participants will be able to:

  • Describe how the program benefits individuals, organizations, and health care providers
  • Explain how the program should be integrated as part of routine health care
  • Compare and contrast self-management programs with patient education
  • Describe what NYS’s current programmatic infrastructure looks like
  • Explain how interested parties can get more involved with the CDSMP

This program is offered in partnership with: Healthy Heart Program, Bureau of Community Chronic Disease Prevention, New York State Department of Health

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nurse education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Continuing Medical Education Contact Hours

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and 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 Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.

Continuing education credits will be available until February 2015.

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.