Teaching for Health - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780443072987

Teaching for Health

3rd Edition

Authors: Alice Kiger
Paperback ISBN: 9780443072987
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 16th September 2004
Page Count: 232

Description

A book on health education for nurses and midwives. It give necessary background on health promotion and health education - what it is, theories of learning and teaching, types of communication involved - then goes on to concentrate on the nurse's teaching role, emphasising an interactive rather than a didactic approach.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 : THEORETICAL UNDERPINNINGS

1. Health and is promotion

The Meaning of Health - Planning for Health - Measuring Health - Current Ill Health in Britain(to include other countries) - Health Education and Health Promotion - Ethical Issues in Health Promotion - References - Further Reading

2. Health education concepts and practice

Health Education Approaches and Models - Health Education Services in the UK(to include other countries) - Nurses as Health Educators - Teaching for Health - References - Further reading

3. Learning about Health

Ideas about Learning and Teaching - Theoretical Considerations Relevant to Learning - References - Further Reading

4. Therapeutic and persuasive communication

Therapeutic Communication - The Communication Process - Techniques of Therapeutic Communication - Persuasive Communication - Factors Affecting Communication and Persuasion - References - Further Reading

SECTION 2 : THE PROCESS OF HEALTH TEACHING

5. Beginning the teaching - learning process: assessment of learning needs

Assessment and the Concept of Need - Collecting Information - Analysing Information - Defining Learning Needs - Learning Needs of Healthy Individuals and Groups - References - Further Reading

6. Planning: preparation for teaching

The Meaning of Planning - Who Plans? - The Mechanics of Planning - Preparing to Teach - The Teaching Plan - References - Further Reading

7. Implementing teaching plans

Example 1 Stoma Appliance Management - Example 2 Female Secondary school Students and Menstruation - Example 3 Preoperative Preparation - References - Further Reading

8. Evaluation of health teaching

The Benefits of Planned Evaluation - defining Evaluation - Setting Evaluation Criteria - Evaluation Designs for Outcome Assessment - Who needs feedback? - References - further Reading<br

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Paperback ISBN:
9780443072987

About the Author

Alice Kiger

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Centre for Advanced Studies in Nursing, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK