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Health Teaching

ACC Health Teaching Module 9 Exam Review

What is the Purpose of Patient/Family Education Promotion of health Protecting and maintaining health
What is Shorter time of exposure to health care setting It is related to the amount of time spent by a pt at a health care facility. Hospitals operate on "if they make you better faster then they make money", so it might be harder for patients to comprehend everything in such a short period of time.
Why do consumers/ patients need health information Patients want to know their option, and what information on treatments exists. This helps them to take more responsibility for their health and relying less on what the physician tells them to do. Internet has made a great impact
What is The Joint Commission Ensures clients and families receive information necessary to maintain optimal health.
What does ANA believe believes client education includes 3 important purposes, each involve a separate phase of health care: Health Promotion and Illness Prevention, Restoration of Health, Coping with impaired function
What is AHA In 1992, the American Hospital Association passed “A Patient’s Bill of Rights” mandating patient education as a right of all patients.
What are the principles of effective teaching Use appropriate method,reinforcement for learning, participation, repetition practice. These are some of the principles we go by in education, how a person learns best. Awareness of these principles will help you effectively provide needed info.
List at least three types of learning reinforcements 1.Social 2.Material 3.Activity 4.Extrinsic award 1.Social= Repitition,summarizing,rephrasing,Smiles,compliments,words of encouragement 2.Material= Food,toys,music,books 3.Activity= More desirable activity than learning behavior 4.Extrinsic award= Grade
Why is Patient participation important Active participation More than one sense stimulated Verbalize understanding Demonstrate understanding Learning is not a passive process.More than one sense is stimulated.Reinforcement by repeating.Demonstration is a good way to develop psychomotor skills
What is the value of repetition & practice in learning Is good for psychomotor skills Practice under supervision Should be under same conditions patient will encounter Patient centered, because of education level and culture
What are elements of learning environment An ideal learning environment/out of bed may influence or increase the amount of learning that takes place.A pt who is shown a video may become drowsy vs if they were sitting up in a b/side chair
List at least 7 appropriate teaching methods 1.One-on-one discussion 2.Group instruction 3.Preparatory instruction 4.Demonstrations 5.Analogies 6.Role playing 7.Discovery 1.One-on-one discussion (Affective,cognitive) 2.Group instruction(Affective,cognitive) 3.Preparatory instruction (Affective,psychomotor) 4.Demonstrations (psychomotor) 5.Analogies 6.Role playing (affective,cognitive) 7.Discovery (Cognitive,affective)
Created by: monica_acc