N 95 Nursing Care of Persons with Chronic Illness

Introduction

Segment 1
Defining Illness

Segment 2
Illness Trajectory

Segment 3
Managing Uncertainty

Segment 4
Fatigue

Segment 5
Spirituality

Summary and Assessment

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Introduction

This unit on chronic illness is equivalent to 10 classroom contact hours, plus time for outside, required readings. Hence, the content is divided into five segments, each segment represents two hours of contact time and approximately one hour of required reading. The five segments are:

  1. Defining your illness
  2. Exploring your illness trajectory
  3. Managing your uncertainty
  4. Coping with fatigue
  5. Understanding how your cultural and spiritual values affect your illness, your trajectory, your uncertainty and your fatigue.

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