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Essentials of Patient Education

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    2017
    ISBN: 9781284104448
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    Second Edition
    ISBN: 9781284104448

Susan B. Bastable

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition prepares nurses for their increasing role in patient teaching, health education and health promotion. Highly revised, the Second Edition focuses on the basic principles of teaching and learning by emphasising the role of the professional nurse in educating patients and families effectively and efficiently in various healthcare settings. 

The Second Edition explores new topics of motor learning and gender differences in the brain as well as, the ethics of patient education and the legal role of the nurse as mandated by state practice. The text features completely revised chapter content and updated references that provide evidence from research and theoretical foundations which substantiate content throughout the text.

Key Features:
  • Coverage of health literacy
  • Chapters dedicated to gender, socioeconomics, culture and persons with disabilities
  • Discussion of compliance and motivation issues
  • Includes the determinants of learning which captures critical information on the learner
  • Case studies offer the opportunity to apply the teaching and learning principles featured in the chapter

Table of Contents:
PART ONE PERSPECTIVES ON TEACHING AND LEARNING
1  Overview of Education in Health Care 
2  Ethical, Legal, and Economic Foundations of the Educational Process
3  Applying Learning Theories to Healthcare Practice 
PART TWO CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LEARNER
4  Determinants of Learning 
5  Developmental Stages of the Learner 
6  Health Behaviors of the Learner 
7  Literacy in the Adult Patient Population 
8  Gender, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Attributes of the Learner 
9  Educating Learners with Disabilities 
PART THREE TECHNIQUES AND STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING 
10  Behavioral Objectives and Teaching Plans 
11  Teaching Methods and Settings 
12  Instructional Materials 
13  Technology in Education
14  Evaluation in Healthcare Education 

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