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Contents Contributors Acknowledgements Part I Perspectives on Teaching and Learning 1 Overview of Education in Health Care Susan B. Bastable Historical Foundations for the Teaching Role of Nurses Social, Economic, and Political Trends Affecting Health Care Purpose, Goals, and Benefits of Patient Education The Education Process Defined The Teaching Role of the Nurse Barriers to Teaching and Obstacles to Learning Questions Relevant to Teaching and Learning 2 Ethical, Legal, and Economic Foundations of the Educational Process M. Janice Nelson An Introduction to Ethics, Morality, and the Law Ethical and Legal Principles in Health Care Application of Ethical Principles to Patient Teaching Patients' Rights to Information The Importance of Documentation Economic Factors of Patient Education Summary 3 Applying Learning Theories to Health Care Margaret M. Braungart and Richard G. Braungart Learning Theories Applying Learning Theories in Practice Part II Characteristics of the Learner 4 Determinants of Learning Sharon Kitchie The Nurse's Role as Teacher Assessment of the Learner Assessing Learning Needs Methods to Assess Learning Needs Readiness to Learn Learning Styles Interpretation of Learning Styles 5 Developmental Stages of the Learner Susan B. Bastable and Michelle A. Rinwalske Developmental Characteristics The Developmental Stages of Childhood The Developmental Stages of Adulthood The Role of the Family in Patient Education 6 Motivation, Compliance, and Health Behaviors of the Learner Eleanor Richards and Wendy Sayward Motivation Compliance Compliance and Control Health Behaviors of the Learner 7 Literacy in the Adult Patient Population Susan B. Bastable Definition of Terms Scope and Incidence of the Problem Those at Risk Myths, Stereotypes, and Assumptions Assessment of the Literacy Problem Impact of Illiteracy on Motivation and Compliance Ethical and Legal Concerns Readability of Printed Education Materials Measurement Tools to Test Readability of Written Materials Measurement Tools to Test Comprehension Measurement Tools to Test Reading Skills Instrument for Suitability Assessment of Materials (SAM) Simplifying the Readability of Printed Education Materials Teaching Strategies for Low-Literate Patients 8 Gender, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Attributes of the Learner Susan B. Bastable Gender Characteristics Socioeconomic Characteristics Cultural Characteristics The four Major Culture Groups Preparing Nurses for Diversity Care Stereotyping: Identifying the Meaning, Risks, and the Solutions 9 Special Populations Kay Viggiani The Nurse's Role in Assessment Types of Disabilities Sensory Deficits Learning Disabilities Physical Disabilities Communication Disorders Chronic Illness Adaptive Computing Part III Techniques and Strategies for Teaching and Learning 10 Behavioral Objectives Susan B. Bastable and Julie Doody Characteristics of Goals and Objectives The Importance of Using Behavioral Objectives for Teaching Writing Behavioral Objectives Common Mistakes When Writing Objectives Taxonomy of Objectives According to Learning Domains Development of Teaching Plans The Concept of Learning Curve 11 Teaching Methods and Instructional Settings Kathleen Fitzgerald Types of Teaching Methods Selection of Teaching Methods Evaluation of Teaching Methods Increasing Effectiveness of Teaching Classification of Instructional Settings 12 Instructional Materials Diane S. Hainsworth General Principles Choosing Instructional Materials The Three Major Components of Instructional Materials Types of Instructional Materials Evaluating Audiovisual Materials 13 Technology in Education Deborah L. Sopczyk Health Education in the Information Age The Impact of Technology on the Teacher and Learner Strategies for Using Technology in Healthcare Education The Internet Issues Related to the Use of Technology 14 Evaluation in Healthcare Education Priscilla Sandford Worral Evaluation Versus Assessment Determining the Focus of Evaluation Evaluation Models Designing the Evaluation Conducting the Evaluation Analyzing and Interpreting Data Collected Reporting Evaluation Results Glossary Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Education, Nursing -- methods.
Patient Education -- methods.