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1

What is Self Management

process individuals and families use knowledge/beliefs/self-regulation skills/social facilitation to achieve health related outcomes

2

Compliance

patient follows prescribed regimen by healthcare professional

3

Adherence

commitment/agreement by patient to make decisions to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors recommended by healthcare professional

4

Self-Management Theory

Context (risk/protective factors) > Process (self management process) > Proximal Outcomes > Distal Outcomes
involves condition-specific factors, environment, knowledge, beliefs, social facilitation, cost of health care

5

Self management support

provide/share info
teach patients skills r/t condition
encourage healthy behaviors
train patients in problem solving
assist with emotional impact of chronic condition
regular/sustained follow-up
encourage patients to actively manage disease

6

Interventions to Improve

Plain language
limit info overload
check for understanding
invite questions

7

% of Americans that take 1 prescribed med+?

50%