Staff: Self-Management Support (Part 1)

Module Materials

Are you and others in your practice feeling overwhelmed with engaging patients in managing their own care?

Over 70% of patient visits to primary care practices involve one or more chronic conditions! Working collaboratively with patients to engage them in their own self-care is key for improving patient outcomes. This module will cover the key components of self-management support (SMS) and provides tools staff members need to support SMS in your practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the benefits of providing self-management support in primary care.
  • Describe the role of practice staff in self-management in primary care practices.

Who Should Complete this Module?

Healthcare practice staff, including nurses, medical assistants, health coaches, registered dietitians, front and back office staff, and patient navigators.

Staff: Self-Management Support (Part 1)