Graduate Certificate in Chronic Disease Management

specialized nursing programs

Overview

This eight-month graduate certificate program provides nurses with specialized training related to the prevention and management of chronic diseases, which impair everyday physical and mental functions and reduce the ability to perform daily activities. As a graduate of this program, you will be well-equipped to manage patients with chronic health conditions. You will acquire the skills to manage conditions, create individualized care plans, educate patients on self-care and assess their condition.

  • Program Information
  • Course Structure
  • Admission Requirements
  • Career Opportunities
  • Additional Information

May'24

Program Status Accepting Applications
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Credential
Seneca Polytechnic
Start Date
TBC

Registration Fee
*Registration fee is non refundable.

Rs.11800(including GST)*

Tuition Fee
*Tuition fee is subject to change.

CAD 17,579.36*
Program Status Accepting Applications
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Credential
Seneca Polytechnic
Start Date
TBC

Registration Fee
*Registration fee is non refundable.

Rs.11800(including GST)*

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Tuition Fee
*Tuition fee is subject to change.

CAD 17,579.36*
Study at INSCOL

INSCOL Foundation Program

The objective of this 4-6 week foundation course is to enhance the Academic, IT & Soft Skills. The Academic Study module emphasizes on writing skills, reflective skills and assignment making.

Study at Seneca Polytechnic College
Semester 1   
  • Evidence-Informed Practice
  • Professional Practice Standards
  • Advanced Skills and Health Assessment
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Coronary Care I 
Semester 2
  • Coronary Care II
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Health and Healing
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Applicants must have completed a Degree in Nursing and should be registered with the Nursing Council of their country of education.
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5; IELTS General: 7.0; PTE: 60 or OET: C+

– Acute care hospitals
– Long-term care facilities
– Retirement care facilities
– Community health-care centers
– Coronary care units
– Medical units with telemetry
– Post-operative cardiac surgical units

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Practice chronic disease management in a safe and ethical manner, by complying with Canadian health care system regulations and organizational policies.
  • Apply the concepts of chronic disease management and evidence-based practices to ensure the delivery of comprehensive care to patients living with a chronic disease.
  • Use tools, strategies and available resources to assess patient’s conditions and respond to environmental, physical and psycho social stress or affecting self and others.
  • Design individualized plans to provide patients with optimal person-centered and family- centered care.
  • Plan interventions to modify patient’s behavior and lifestyle to support patients in self- managing their chronic disease.
  • Communicate chronic disease self-management plans for patients by collaborating with members of the inter professional health care team and the wider health care community.
  • Evaluate chronic disease interventions and patient outcomes to support modification of individualized plans.
  • Disseminate chronic disease management information for promotion of health, wellness, and disease prevention, and inclusive-community building to a variety of audiences.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development to enhance the practice of patient care and chronic disease management.

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