Registered Nurse Page ContentThe Registered Nurses in the TBC program will assess, educate and support patients with or at risk of chronic disease. As a goal of our program is to promote patient self-management, our centralized RN's will aim to work with CDM patients for up to 6 months to support self management skills.Diabetes Education: Assessment of adult patients with type 2 diabetes. Self-management education will be offered in individual and group settings. Pre-diabetes education: Assisting patients diagnosed with pre-diabetes to adopt healthy behaviours to reduce risk of developing diabetes.Insulin start: RNs will assist patients starting insulin under the direction of the PCN referring physician. Patients with complex needs may be navigated to other agencies.COPD education: RNs will assess patients with COPD and provide basic education with a focus on action planning to prevent exacerbations. More complex patients will be encouraged to attend the pulmonary rehabilitation program at the Leduc Community Hospital or another location in Edmonton.Asthma education: RNs will assess patients with asthma and provide self-management support and education. This service will be available for patients aged 6 and over.Hypertension: Lifestyle and self-management education will be provided as appropriate.Dyslipidemia: RNs will assess lifestyle factors related to dyslipidemia and provide self-management education and support.Tobacco Cessation: RNs can support patients with tobacco reduction and cessation through counselling and referral to community programs.Diabetes foot assessment: The RNs will provide a foot assessment for patients with diabetes. Referral may be made to the high-risk foot clinic.Currently, we have Registered Nurses working at the centralized Leduc PCN office as well as in the following member clinics:Griffiths Clinic (Leduc)Beaumont Medical (Beaumont)Hospital Medical Clinic (Devon)In order to access the services of a Registered Nurse, please talk to your family doctor.