Patient Engagement: Providing Self-Management Support for Chronic Conditions

Resource: Improving Self-Management Support and Engaging Patients in Care and Practice Improvement Topics

Part of an AHRQ curriculum used to train practice facilitators, this resource discusses how primary care teams provide self-management support to patients with chronic conditions. It covers the impact of social determinants and poverty on self-management, how practices can support self-management, and offers a framework for delegating self-management support tasks among care team members.

Institution of origin: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Author(s): Knox L, Brach C, Schaefer J

File size and format: 1.1 MB, PDF

# of pages: 17

Target audience(s): Practice Facilitators, Quality Improvement Professionals, Clinicians, Practice Staff, Practice Leaders

Acknowledgements: This document is part of AHRQ’s Primary Care Practice Facilitation Curriculum, available at: https://pcmh.ahrq.gov/page/primary-care-practice-facilitation-curriculum

Publication date: September 2015

Page last reviewed November 2018
Page originally created October 2018
Internet Citation: Patient Engagement: Providing Self-Management Support for Chronic Conditions. Content last reviewed November 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/evidencenow/tools/facilitation/sms-chronic-conditions.html
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