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Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|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
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