With patients leaving the hospital sicker and more care being done in outpatient settings or at home, patients need to become active, informed participants on their health care team. This one-of-a-kind text provides unique advice to help nurses apply their knowledge and skills to teaching patients in the clinical setting with specific diseases, including special populations. The book is organized into two basic sections - the first describes the theories and process of learning and teaching, and the second focuses on the major fields of patient education practice in place today. The new case study approach also makes it easy for students to understand how to apply teaching strategies to specific patient types resulting in better informed patients and a more positive teaching/learning experience.

Key Features:-

  • Covers a variety of learning theories and concepts, as well as strategies for applying them in patie
  • Uses evidence-based patient education practice, with extensive citations to the research base.
  • Presents key issues in patient education such as literacy, use of patient decision aids, and multipl
  • Includes study questions with suggested answers.
  • Teaching basics streamlined for use as the main text for a course or as a supplement to any clinical
  • Includes multiple case examples, at every stage of the teaching process, which students can use as m

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PublisherElsevier Science
Publish YearJanuary 2006