NRS-429VN- W1 Q1 Describe the nurse's role and responsibility as health educator. Whitney mentions that nurses have a professional and ethical responsibility to give evidence- based health education and health counseling to their patients [ CITATION Whi \l 1033 ]. Also, The Joint Committee on Health Education and Promotion Terminology (2002) define health education as “Any combination of planned learning experiences based on sound theories that provide individuals, groups, and communities the opportunity to acquire the information and skills needed to make quality health decisions” (p. 6). And nurses have a significant contributive role that can impact the health of the nation [ CITATION Whi \l 1033 ]. What strategies, besides the use of learning styles, can a nurse educator consider when developing tailored individual care plans, or for educational programs in health promotion? According to Whitney assessment is the first step in the teaching process [ CITATION Whi \l
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