Chilliwack Division of Family Practice

Chronic Disease Nurse

PCN Chronic Disease Nurses offer short-term self-management support for mild to moderate chronic conditions. Treatment is based on patient needs and may include one-on-one support, group education and connections to local community resources. Services can be provided in-person or virtually depending on individual needs.

PCN Chronic Disease Nurses are a part of the PCN Chronic Conditions team that work together to support the individual's overall health.

Examples of areas that a PCN Chronic Disease Nurse can support include:

  • Support and promotion of healthy lifestyle behaviours
  • Chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, pain, COPD, heart disease, etc.)
  • Medication management
  • Goal setting
  • Interventional management
  • Follow-up assessments 
  • Pre-surgical optimization
  • Advanced care planning
  • Managing blood pressure

Eligibility

  • Individuals must be referred by their family physician or nurse practitioner
  • 18 years of age or older

 

Please speak with your family physician or nurse practitioner to see if you are eligible for this service.
This service is available in Chilliwack, Hope, Agassiz-Harrison and Fraser Canyon.