Preparing a health care workforce for the 21st century : the challenge of chronic conditions
Other TitlesFormer les personnels de santé du XXIe siècle : le défi des maladies chroniques
Preparación de los profesionales de la atención de salud para el siglo XXI : el reto de las enfermedades crónicas
World Health Organization. (2005). Preparing a health care workforce for the 21st century : the challenge of chronic conditions. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/43044
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Therapeutic patient education : continuing education programmes for health care providers in the field of prevention of chronic diseases : report of a WHO working group World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (EUR/ICP/QCPH 01 01 03 Rev.2, 1998)Therapeutic Patient Education (TPE) enables people with chronic diseases to manage their illness and yields benefits in both health and financial terms. Many health care providers, however, lack the skills to provide their patients with such an education. The Regional Office therefore convened a working group to prepare a document specifying the content of programmes for teaching health care providers to provide TPE. The Working Group comprised doctors, nurses, other health care providers and educators from countries throughout the European Region. ...