This module will give an understanding of the impact of locksdowns on people with chronic musculoskeletal diseases during Covid-19. It shows how practice nurses and community healthcare staff can support patients during times of social restrictive measures and how they can help them recover after lockdowns.
⦁ Understand better the psychological impacts of Covid-19 lockdowns on people with chronic musculoskeletal diseases
⦁ Know which people are at most risk of poor symptom management due to Covid-19 social restriction measures
⦁ Be able to advise patients on how to adapt self-management strategies during times of social restriction measures.
⦁ Be able to provide advice to people with chronic musculoskeletal diseases on how to adapt their self-management strategies as social restriction measures are eased.
Dr Toby Smith is an associate professor in physiotherapy at the University of East Anglia and is a senior physiotherapist at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust
The full module can be found on the Nursing in Practice Learning website.
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