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Physician resource guide to patient self-management support

Physician resource guide to patient self-management support

et al, MD, Joanne Schwartzberg, MD
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The Physician resource guide to patient self-management support developed by the American Medical Association (AMA) introduces patient self-management support concepts and presents selected resources and practice implementation tools. The resource guide builds on existing information in the field of patient self-management. It is organized to direct physicians to resources that will help them implement cost-effective techniques at various levels of the health care system in order to help patients achieve better health outcomes and increase their quality of life. For more information, please visit

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Learners should be able to increase the awareness and use of self-management support in clinical practice.

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1 hour
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:54pm
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Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:34am
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Friday, March 30, 2018 - 1:21pm
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Dr. Joanne Schwartzberg

Suggested Citation:
et al and Dr. Joanne Schwartzberg. Physician resource guide to patient self-management support. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: