Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills / Edition 2

Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills / Edition 2

by Leonard G. Doak, Jane H. Root
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397551614

ISBN-13: 9780397551613

Pub. Date: 07/28/1995

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This practical text guides the reader in developing the necessary tools for teaching those patients with limited literacy skills. Nurses will learn proven strategies for evaluating comprehension and teaching patients using written materials, tapes, video, computer aided instruction, visuals, and graphics. An abundance of case studies helps to demonstrate the

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Overview

This practical text guides the reader in developing the necessary tools for teaching those patients with limited literacy skills. Nurses will learn proven strategies for evaluating comprehension and teaching patients using written materials, tapes, video, computer aided instruction, visuals, and graphics. An abundance of case studies helps to demonstrate the application of teaching/learning theory to actual practice. Readers will also explore literacy issues in health care as well as the cultural impact on comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397551613
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 11.05(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Literacy Issues in Health Care

Applying Theory in Practice

Testing Clients' Literacy Skills

Testing Materials

Comprehension

Written Materials

Visuals and Graphics

Teaching with Technology: Audio Tapes, Video, Computer Aided Instructions

Tips on Teaching

Learner Verification and Revision

Appendix A: Literacy Data

Appendix B: Suitability Assessment of Materials (SAM)

Appendix C: The Planning and Production Process

Appendix D: In-Service Training

Appendix E: Sample Script for Audio Taped Instruction

Appendix F: Learner Verification and Revision

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