Effective Patient Education: A Guide To Increased Adherence / Edition 4

Effective Patient Education: A Guide To Increased Adherence / Edition 4

by Donna Falvo
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0763766259

ISBN-13: 9780763766252

Pub. Date: 02/26/2010

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Written by a nursing expert and former Chair of patient education for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Effective Patient Education: A Guide to Increased Adherence, Fourth Edition gives clinicians the tools they need to become effective patient educators. Using a patient-centered approach, this essential text provides specific strategies for

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Written by a nursing expert and former Chair of patient education for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Effective Patient Education: A Guide to Increased Adherence, Fourth Edition gives clinicians the tools they need to become effective patient educators. Using a patient-centered approach, this essential text provides specific strategies for communicating in a way that motivates patients to take action. Crucial to this approach is an understanding of the patient as a partner in the patient education process. The text uncovers patient concerns and challenges that may interfere with patient adherence to recommendations, enabling clinicians to gain insight into their patients and devise communication strategies that can empower patients to overcome obstacles. In addition, this completely revised and updated edition explores the challenges that clinicians may face in conducting patient education. Using case examples to illustrate key points, this text moves beyond theory to offer practical application principles for the real world. Featuring a clinical approach in examining established patient-education theories, Effective Patient Education: A Guide to Increased Adherence, Fourth Edition is an invaluable guide for nursing students and professionals!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763766252
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/26/2010
Edition description:
4E
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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