Skip to 0 minutes and 11 seconds Hello, my name is Julie Bliss and I am a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London and I’m delighted, on behalf of myself and my colleagues, to be able to tell you a little bit more about this MOOC focussing on long term conditions.
Skip to 0 minutes and 28 seconds The number of people living with a long term condition continues to increase and this MOOC focusses on how healthcare professionals can work in partnership with people with a long term condition and their families. In order to achieve this the MOOC focusses on collaborative care planning, telemedicine and living with a long term condition. Hello, my name is Irene Zeller and I am a tutor here at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery. Presently, there are some 15 million people in the UK living with a long term condition and many more millions that live with a long term condition worldwide.
Skip to 1 minute and 7 seconds Indeed, it is estimated that many are living with more than one long term condition and this is impacting on both their physical and psychological wellbeing. The focus of healthcare is rapidly changing both globally and across professional disciplines. This free online course enables healthcare professionals to better understand and support
Skip to 1 minute and 33 seconds people living with long term conditions exploring some of the key issues such as: How can long term conditions be defined? What are the social and economic impacts of living with long term conditions? What are the links between effective symptom management and living well? How can individuals be supported in self management? Can telehealth or telemedicine aid those living with chronic conditions to remain independent? How can inter-professional working help to educate both patients and their families and carers to be empowered to actively engage in decision making? How does having a long term condition affect a carer’s health and their relationships? The MOOC has been developed here within the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London.
Skip to 2 minutes and 29 seconds The Faculty has been providing nursing education and involved in research having been founded by Florence Nightingale in 1860. We look forward to welcoming you as a participant in this MOOC and we hope that you find it beneficial. Helping you to think about people living with long term conditions and how to work in partnership with them.