Books/E-books - Nursing - Subject & Course Guides at University of Illinois at ChicagoWith 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. We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on Elsevier. We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit.
Colleague's E-mail is Invalid. Your message has been successfully sent to your colleague. Save my selection. Q: What are some tips to help improve my patient teaching skills? A: Research shows that excellent patient teaching improves outcomes and even saves lives.
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Several studies indicate that patients, while getting discharged from hospitals, receive insufficient information about their illness and self-care., You are teaching with every contact you have with the patient in your words, actions, and nonverbal behavior. By: Rick Wormeli.