Chronic Disease Management: A Guideline Approach

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Lecture Overview

In this advanced practice presentation, suitable for Nurse Practitioners and other advanced practice clinicians, Dr Jenny Gowan uses case studies to highlight the complexities faced by healthcare professionals in managing patients according to relevant guidelines. Focusing on heart failure and COPD guidelines, test your knowledge and skill and see if you can crack the case...


Portrait of Jenny Gowan
Jenny Gowan

Jenny Gowan, a practising pharmacist, is a teaching associate at Monash University, Melbourne and a clinical associate of RMIT University. She is a member of the PSA Branch committee, the Expert Group for Therapeutic Guidelines – Respiratory version 5, an editorial board member of AUS-DI, SHPA "Don’t Rush to Crush", the Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma Handbook (AAH) and the writing group for the RACGP ‘Medical Care of older persons in RACF’ (Silver book). Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist who conducts her own company, which focuses on medication reviews in the home and aged care facilities, plus education, writing, training and consultation. Jenny works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a community health centre. She has published over 400 educational articles. Jenny has presented talks at many Australian and international conferences to GPs, nurse practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists, and other health professionals. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian Pharmacist of the Year by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and, in 2016, the AACP-MIMs Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year. See Educator Profile

CPD25m of CPD
First Published10 May 2018
Updated10 May 2018
22 March 2019
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Nurse Practitioners
Chronic Illness
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