Coventry University program

Contemporary Perspectives of Care for Individuals with Long-Term Conditions

Gain the knowledge and skills required to make a difference to the lives of individuals with long-term conditions.

This program is part of the MSc Nursing degree offered by Coventry University

Explore how to make a difference on a local and strategic level

Arguably, long-term conditions are one of the biggest threats to global health. This program will develop your expertise in working with patients living with long-term conditions and their families. You will be supported to consider individual issues and the wider community, in both national and international contexts.

You will explore the importance of person-centred care, self-management and end of life planning. The knowledge gained will enable you to make a major contribution to individuals’ lives, as well as influence the planning and development of services across a range of nursing disciplines.


5 courses

This program contains a portfolio, where you'll be able to gather your work and get feedback from course educators.

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

  • Coventry University

Who will you learn with?

I had 30 years experience as a specialist nurse, health visitor & community matron before teaching in higher education. Specialist areas are the management of long term conditions & end of life care.

A senior nurse with over 30 years experience in clinical, managerial and educational roles, with a particular interest in specialist palliative care, long term conditions and communication skills.

Learning outcomes

In studying this program you:

  • Critically evaluated the role of the nurse in effectively managing individuals living with a long-term condition.

  • Explored critical factors which influence the quality of care management and delivery in working with individuals with long term conditions.

  • Critically appraised approaches to care which promote health enhancing behaviour in individuals with long-term conditions.

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