Education for Chronic Disease Course
The aim of the educator-client partnership is to enable the client to gain the knowledge, confidence, and skills to assume a major role in the management of their disease. Self-management skills promote improved understanding and confidence in managing the condition, enhanced treatment satisfaction, better adherence to treatment/management and improved quality of life.
The RESPTREC® Education for Chronic Disease Course remains the foundation for learning to apply educational theory to practice. The course has been developed to meet the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care (CNRC) Foundational Health Education Competencies. A copy of the competencies can be found on the CNRC website.