In today's healthcare environment, nurses need to be prepared for their increasing role in patient teaching, health education, and health promotion. Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition by Susan B. Bastable focuses on the basic principles of teaching and learning by emphasizing the professional nurse's role in educating patients and families effectively and efficiently in various healthcare settings.
The Second Edition explores new topics of motor learning, gender differences in the brain, the ethics of patient education, and the nurse's legal role as mandated by state practice. It also features completely revised chapter content and updated references, providing evidence from research and theoretical foundations to substantiate content throughout the text.
- Covers health literacy, compliance, motivation, gender, culture, and socioeconomic issues
- Case studies offer the opportunity to apply teaching and learning principles
- Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools