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Health professional as educator : principles of teaching and learning / Susan B. Bastable ... [et al.].

Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2011.
xxi, 628 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary note:
"Whether instructors, clinicians, or both, all health professionals educate patients, family members, colleagues, and students in the course of their careers. Health Professional as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning is a comprehensive overview of key educational concepts to enable health professionals in all fields to be more effective educators. Written by renowned educators and authors from a wide range of health backgrounds, this comprehensive text covers teaching and learning techniques as well as strategies, learning styles, and teaching plans." "Health Professional as Educator includes information not found in other health education textbooks, such as adult literacy, teaching and learning of motor skills, and the impact of learner characteristics on the learning process. Examples related to healthcare practice are woven throughout the text and case studies featured in each chapter demonstrate how to apply theory to practice."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part One. Perspectives on Teaching and Learning -- 1. Overview of Education in Health Care / Pamela R. Gramet -- Historical Foundations for the Teaching Role of Health Professionals -- Social, Economic, and Political Trends Affecting Health Care -- Purposes, Goals, and Benefits of Client and Staff Education -- The Education Process Defined -- Role of the Health Professional as Educator -- Barriers to Teaching and Obstacles to Learning -- Questions to Be Asked About Teaching and Learning -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 2. Ethical, Legal, and Economic Foundations of the Educational Process / Catherine V. Caldicott -- A Differentiated View of Ethics, Morality, and the Law -- Evolution of Ethical and Legal Principles in Health Care -- Application of Ethical Principles to Healthcare Education -- The Ethics of Education in Classroom and Practice Settings -- Legality in Healthcare Education and Information -- Documentation -- Economic Factors in Healthcare Education: Justice and Duty Revisited -- Financial Terminology -- Cost Savings, Cost Benefit, and Cost Recovery -- Program Planning and Implementation -- Cost-Benefit Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 3. Applying Learning Theories to Healthcare Practice / Pamela R. Gramet -- Psychological Learning Theories -- Neuropsychology and Learning -- Comparison of Learning Theories -- Motor Learning -- Common Principles of Learning -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- Part Two. Characteristics of the Learner -- 4. Determinants of Learning / Sharon Kitchie -- The Educator's Role in Learning -- Assessment of the Learner -- Assessing Learning Needs -- Methods to Assess Learning Needs -- Readiness to Learn -- Learning Styles -- Learning Style Models and Instruments -- Interpretation of the Use of Learning Style Models and Instruments -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 5. Developmental Stages of the Learner / Michelle A. Dart -- Developmental Characteristics -- The Developmental Stages of Childhood -- The Developmental Stages of Adulthood -- The Role of the Family in Patient Education -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 6. Compliance, Motivation, and Health Behaviors of the Learner / Kirsty Digger -- Compliance -- Motivation -- Selected Models and Theories -- Models for Health Education -- The Role of Health Professional as Educator in Health Promotion -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 7. Literacy in the Adult Client Population / Susan B. Bastable -- Definition of Terms -- Scope and Incidence of the Problem -- Trends Associated With Literacy Problems -- Those at Risk -- Myths, Stereotypes, and Assumptions -- Assessment: Clues to Look For -- Impact of Illiteracy on Motivation and Compliance -- Ethical, Financial, and Legal Concerns -- Readability of Printed Education Materials -- Measurement Tools to Test Literacy Levels -- Formulas to Measure Readability of PEMs -- Tests to Measure Comprehension of PEMs -- Tests to Measure Reading Skills of Clients -- Simplifying the Readability of PEMs -- Teaching Strategies for Clients With Low Literacy -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 8. Gender, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Attributes of the Learner / Susan B. Bastable -- Gender Characteristics -- Socioeconomic Characteristics -- Cultural Characteristics -- The Four Major Ethnic Subcultural Groups -- Preparing Health Professionals for Diversity Care -- Stereotyping: Identifying the Meaning, the Risks, and the Solutions -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 9. Educating Learners With Disabilities / Kay Viggiani -- Scope of the Problem -- Models and Definitions -- The Language of Disabilities -- Role of the Health Professional as Educator -- Types of Disabilities -- Sensory Disabilities -- Learning Disabilities -- Developmental Disabilities -- Mental Illness -- Physical Disabilities -- Communication Disorders -- Chronic Illness -- The Family's Role in Chronic Illness or Disability -- Assistive Technologies -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- Part Three. Techniques and Strategies for Teaching and Learning -- 10. Behavioral Objectives / Julie A. Doody -- Types of Objectives -- Characteristics of Goals and Objectives -- The Debate About Using Behavioral Objectives -- Writing Behavioral Objectives and Goals -- Common Mistakes When Writing Objectives -- Taxonomy of Objectives According to Learning Domains -- Development of Teaching Plans -- Use of Learning Contracts -- The Concept of Learning Curve -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 11. Instructional Methods and Settings / Kathleen Fitzgerald -- Instructional Methods -- Selection of Instructional Methods -- Evaluation of Instructional Methods -- Increasing Effectiveness of Teaching -- Instructional Settings -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 12. Instructional Materials / Diane S. Hainsworth -- General Principles -- Choosing Instructional Materials -- The Three Major Components of Instructional Materials -- Types of Instructional Materials -- Evaluation Criteria for Selecting Materials -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 13. Technology in Education / Karen Jacobs -- Health Education in the Information Age -- The Impact of Technology on the Teacher and the Learner -- Strategies for Using Technology in Healthcare Education -- Healthcare Consumer Education and the World Wide Web -- Professional Education and the World Wide Web -- E-Learning -- Distance Education -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- 14. Evaluation in Healthcare Education / Priscilla Sandford Worral -- Evaluation, Evidence-Based Practice, and Practice-Based Evidence -- Evaluation Versus Assessment -- Determining the Focus of Evaluation -- Evaluation Models -- Designing the Evaluation -- Conducting the Evaluation -- Analyzing and Interpreting Data Collected -- Reporting Evaluation Results -- State of the Evidence -- Summary -- References -- Appendix A. Tests to Measure Readability and Comprehension and Tools to Assess Instructional Materials -- Appendix B. Resources and Organizations for People With Disabilities -- Appendix C. Teaching Plans.
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