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    New Review Deems Susan B. Bastable’s Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition “an excellent teaching resource for nurses at all levels”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 6, 2016 2:39:00 PM

    Essentials of Patient Education, Second EditionNurses are increasingly taking on a larger role in patient teaching, health education, and health promotion. Susan B. Bastable's recently published Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition 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. In a new 4-star review, Patricia Sciscione , BSN, MSN, PhD, RN, from Monmouth University School of Nursing and Health Studies, writing for Doody's Review Service calls it,

    “…an excellent teaching resource for nurses at all levels of practice in all types of healthcare settings. [It] provides all the essential information to confidently and competently develop this education.”

    Essentials of Patient Education, 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.

    What else makes the Second Edition special?

    • 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


    Want to learn more? Preview a sample chapter now or visit our website.

    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Navigate, nursing, patient education, Review, Susan B. Bastable

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