12 terms

H.E midterm


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nurse educators
-strengthen the nursing workforce
-role model
-provides the leadership to implement evidence based practice
-document outcomes of educational programs
-guides students through the learning process
-they also help students and practicing nurses
-interact with students
health educator
demonstrates competence in both theory and practice
Functions of health educator
-Collaborates health specialist
-assist in the planning and facilitate coordination within the agency as well as with other agencies
-work with other staff in determination and development of educational health programs
-designs and conducts evaluation
-search out information about health problem
-demonstrate educational techniques and procedures
-develops and implements health education and promotion programs
-organize and conduct training
patient teaching
-influencing patient behavior and producing changes in knowledge, skills and attituted necessary in maintaining or improving health
-provides detailed information regarding health status
-an aspect of teaching and learning process which ensured that the responsibilities for care is transferred safely to the patient
-it is a process that occurs overtime, requiring on ongoing assessment of patients knowledge, attitudes and skills
-patient teaching is more than imparting knowledge
-it ends with an evaluation of patient learning
ultimately responsible for providing information pertinent to patient diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
key person in providing educational information to the patient. Supplement the needs of the patient
Purpose of patient teaching
-To promote health
-To restore health
-To cope up with illness
To promote health
-increases health awareness
-Energize and empower clients to become actively involved in planning care
example : Eat balance diet
To restore health
-impove quality of life
-Ensure continuity of care
-maximizr independence in the performance of activities of daily living
-further adherance to health care treatment plans
example :, increase fluid intake
To cope with illness
-Effectively reduce the incidence of illness complications
-increase client satisfaction
-decrease patient anxiety
ex: give emotional support
principles of patient teaching
-Assess teaching needs of the patient or teaching that is required in a particular situation
-assess what the patient knows and begin from what she knows
-Consider language barriers, literacy, ethnic and cultural background, age and emotional status of the patient ; otherwise, teaching and learning can be impaired, placing the patient at risk