Nursing and Long-term Conditions: An Introduction

Online Course

Future Learn
Nursing and Long-term Conditions: An Introduction

What is the course about?

Nursing and Long-term Conditions: An Introduction
The course Nursing and Long-term Conditions: An Introduction is an online class provided by Coventry University through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Explore your role as a nurse in helping patients stay healthy and manage their long-term conditions.

Course description
  • Understand the impact of long-term conditions
  • 2 weeks
  • The number of people living with one or more long-term conditions is on the rise. Nurses have responsibilities to reduce the risk of people developing long-term conditions and helping people manage the conditions they’re suffering from.
  • On this course, you will explore the impact of long-term conditions on both an international and national scale. You will examine the perspectives of patients, their families, and professionals and apply these insights to your own experiences as a nurse.
  • The definition of long-term conditions
  • International policies
  • The incidence of long-term conditions across a lifespan
  • Actions taken to achieve targets in long-term conditions care
  • Reflections from patients’ and professionals’ experiences
  • The impact of long-term conditions on families
  • Implications of policy for local practice
  • Debate critically what is meant by long-term conditions and the role of the nurse in their management
  • Investigate the global impact of long-term conditions
  • Identify international measures to reduce the burden of long-term conditions
  • This course is for qualified nurses who work with people living with long-term conditions, whether in acute, community or primary care settings.
  • Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
  • Coventry University
  • Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Prerequisites & Facts

Nursing and Long-term Conditions: An Introduction

Course Topic

University, College, Institution

Coventry University

Course Skill Level

Course Language


Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Nursing and Long-term Conditions: An Introduction

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / Coventry University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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