Evaluation of a Chronic Condition Self-Management (CCSM) eLearning programme (Irish College for General Practitioners) and assessment of suitability for use with other health professionals

Randal Parlour

NMPD (HSE); University of Ulster

Dr. Randal Parlour PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), RMN, RGN.randal.parlour@hse.ieRandal is Assistant Director of Nursing & Midwifery Planning & Development in the HSE North-West Area and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Ulster. He has extensive expertise in leading research and development programmes and a real passion for the development of person-centred services. He completed a PhD study in 2010 that extended existing knowledge about realistic evaluation, practice development and the application of critical methods in facilitating the development of evidence-informed and person-centred workplace cultures. His research interests focus on evaluating service impact, practice development, action research, gerontological nursing, and management of long term conditions.


Background Currently, many health professionals lack the requisite knowledge to support the principles of chronic condition self management (CCSM), and many lack the application skills required to employ this client centred... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Randal Parlour (NMPD (HSE); University of Ulster)

Topic Area

Chronic illness


OS-1A » OS-1 Chronic Disease (10:20 - Monday, 30th March, classroom 1)

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