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This article reviews a convenience sample of 37 Veterans with advanced chronic illnesses that were evaluated to determine how improvements in outpatient settings can be made to improve overall patient care. Discussion on the five most prevalent chronic illnesses amongst adults was also presented.

Outline: Introduction; Theoretical

Purpose of Activity

To present a research project evaluating strategies to improve health care for the chronically ill.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the scope of the chronic illness problem and the framework for the study.
  2. Identify the results of the study and their implications.
Price: $6.95


  • AOTA 0.05 CEUs/1/2 Contact Hour

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Professions: Occupational Therapist
Test Code: JHPN0715AOT
Published: Aug 2015
Expires: 10/17/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Lynn Bushor, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, NHA; Mayola Rowser, PhD, DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP
Specialties: Management