Key Features

  • Covers a variety of learning theories and concepts, as well as strategies for applying them in patient teaching.
  • 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 multiple patient conditions for which organized patient education should be developed.
  • Includes study questions with suggested answers.

Table of Contents

1. The Practice of Patient Education: Overview, Motivation and Learning

2. Educational Objectives and Instruction

3. Evaluation in Patient Education

4. Cancer Patient Education

5. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Patient Education

6. Diabetes Self-Management Education

7. Education for Pregnancy and Parenting, and Educating Children

8. Other Areas of Patient Education Practice

9. Patient Education Delivery, Health Policy and New Directions


Appendix A: Suggested Answers to Study Questions

Appendix B: Additional Study Aids

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323080972
Print ISBN:
9780323039055

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