Role of Nurse Practitioner in Caring for Patients with Non-Communicable Disease in Community
Keywords:nurse practitioner, NCDs, The Chronic Care Model
Incidents of chronic non-communicable disease have increased continuously as medical advancement, innovation, and developmental healthcare system to increased patients’ life expectancy. These required long term services, treatment, follow up, and health restoration. Roles of nurse practitioners as primary care providers of patients with non-communicable disease emphasized on managing health using advanced knowledge and skills to treat and to use clinical information evaluate health outcomes, and to monitor quality of continuity care. The objectives of this article were to present competency and roles of Nurse Practitioner in working with the Chronic Care Model; specifically for each of the model’s elements. The roles of the nurse are presented in six elements: 1) Health care organization 2) Delivery system design 3) Decision support 4) Self-management support 5) Clinical information systems and 6) Community Nurse’s activities in chronic disease management can improve quality outcomes. And high quality care and experience in working at community hospital
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