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CONCEPT OF PATIENT EDUCATIONRoad map:At the end of this unit, learners will be able to;Discuss the role of nurse as educator Describe the identification of learning needs of the patient and family for health education Identify some of the strategies utilize to gives health education to the patient and their familiesRelate some of the ways to evaluate understanding of patient and their families health education Develop teaching learning plan according to identified patient needs Perform health teaching at the clinical site What is Patient Education:Patient education involves healthcare professionals teaching patients about their health so they may better understand their condition. Patients can be educated in health or non-health environments, and in a formal or non-formal manner. The overall aim of patient education is to improve individual healthas well as enhance the performance of the healthcare industry as a whole. Effective patient education helps patient to: :Live healthy lifeAdherence to a therapeutic regimen and know about consequences of no adherence Reduce health care costs by Decreasing lengthy hospital stays Make patient in charge of him/her own health Building positive image of the institutionProvide proper and evidence based information to the patient/familyCorrect patient’s misconceptionsComponent of teaching plan:Assessment, objectives, content, strategies, Time, evaluationComponents of teaching plan:First page Name of the studentsGN# NumberPatient's data ( name , diagnosis comorbid)Topic of the teaching
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