• ICH

1 hour

Practice nurses

Care planning: a guide for practice nurses

People with long term conditions should have a plan of care to help them self manage. This module looks at the different approaches and designs of care plans - so that you can assist patients with enduring mental and/or physical health problems.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, you should:

  • Understand how helping a patient plan their care can promote self management
  • Know the best way to organise the consultation to enhance the care planning process
  • Be conscious of the consultation approaches which will enhance the care planning process
  • Be aware of the different types of care plans available
  • Feel confident in helping a patient with a long term condition(s) plan their care.

Written by:

Dr Sheila Hardy

Peer reviewed by:

 Dr Rhiannon England,  Becky Kingsnorth, Professor Peter Fonagy

Release date

05 Sep 2014

Editorially reviewed date

31 Dec 2016

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
Australian College of Nursing 1 credit, 1:00 hour ACN 3LP participants can claim 1 CNE point per hour of active learning for modules that are directly related to their area of nursing practice (no limit).
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
Bhutan Medical and Health Council 1 credit, 1:00 hour Bhutan Medical and Health Council has formally accredited all BMJ Learning online modules for continuous professional development. Bhutan Medical and Health Council will accept the CME credit provided by BMJ Learning to any registered members of Bhutan Medical and Health Council for renewal of their registration.
Dubai Health Authority 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0013/18)
Iraqi Ministry of Health 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Iraq Ministry of Health has accredited BMJ Learning for the purposes of CME. One module is the equivalent of one hour or one credit point.
Pakistan Society of Family Physicians 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Pakistan Society of Family Physicians has assigned 1 hour of credit to this module.
Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine has accredited BMJ Learning for the purpose of CPD.
The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar represented by the Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Health Practitioners recognizes the continuous medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) modules provided through BMJ Learning as Category II self-directed learning activities in the State of Qatar. Healthcare professionals in Qatar can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning, calculated as 1 credit unit per 1 hour (Organization Code OP-02).
The Scientific-Medical Council of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan Republic 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Scientific-Medical Council of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan Republic has formally accredited all BMJ Learning modules for medical doctor`s continuous professional development. Completion of one module is considered as the equivalent of 1 credit or 1 hour of learning.
Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association 0.5 credits, 1:00 hour The Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association has accredited BMJ Learning. One module equates to 0.5 credits.
UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention 1 credit, 1:00 hour This Program has been awarded 1 CPD Credit Hour by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention.
University of Health Sciences Lahore 1 credit, 1:00 hour University of Health Sciences Lahore has assigned 1 hour of credit to this module.