Chronic Disease Management Seneca College

About this Program

Level: Graduate Certificate in Chronic Disease Management

Discpline: Health and Medical Administration

Length: 2 semesters

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Application Fee: $90.00
Tuition Fee: $15,930.00

King Campus

Starting Deadline Status
May, 2022 May 1, 2022 closed
Sept, 2022 Sept 1, 2022 open
Jan, 2023 Jan 1, 2023 open
May, 2023 May 1, 2022 closed

Program Description

This eight-month graduate certificate program provides nurses with specialized training related to the prevention and management of chronic diseases. These diseases impairs everyday physical and mental functions and reduce the ability to perform daily activities. Chronic disease management is a specialization that allows nurses to apply their practical knowledge to create patient care programs for chronic conditions. As a graduate of this program, you will be well equipped to treat patients with chronic health conditions including cardiovascular diseases (heart and stroke), cancer, diabetes, arthritis, chronic respiratory diseases and chronic depression. You will also acquire the skills to manage a patient’s chronic condition, plan an individualized intervention plan, educate patients on self- management plans and assess a patient’s condition based on outcome tools.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.