Teachable Moments: Teach Back/Show Back Method
- Maternity patients educated on demand. // Patient Education Management;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p70
The article discusses the implementation of on-demand television educational programs at the maternity care unit at the Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, Indiana to solve scheduling problems for teaching new mothers caring for the new baby, breastfeeding, and safety issues.
- PLUMBING FOR ATHEROSCLEROSIS. // Clinical Advisor for Nurse Practitioners;Jun2012, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p44
The author discusses how she compares plumbing in a new house versus the plumbing in an older house, when explaining atherosclerosis to her patients and states that the concept of build up in pipes brings clarity and buy-in for improved adherence to cholesterol lowering agents.
- Collect tools for every learning style. // Patient Education Management;Aug2011, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p89
The article discusses how the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, is developing a library of teaching tools including 3D anatomical models, posters, and interactive kits to adapt to patient's learning style.
- Templates don't ensure copy is easy to read. // Patient Education Management;Nov2011, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p126
The article discusses the use of templates for consent documents with a lower reading grade level to help low health literacy patients understand information; included are comments from Lorianne Classen, a health education specialist.
- Improve health literacy with presentations. // Patient Education Management;Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p16
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- It's a new world with electronic readers. // Patient Education Management;May2011, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p52
The article discusses the use of Apple iPad or Nook electronic readers to provide educational resources and informational materials to patients at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Hackensack University Medical Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
- An ounce of prevention avoids big problem with childhood pounds. // Patient Education Management;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p61
The article discusses the problem of increasing childhood obesity and also highlights the effective educational and interactive strategies for addressing the same implemented by Cincinnati (OH) Children's Hospital Medical Center and Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando, among others.
- Healthy 100 Kids offers health coaches. // Patient Education Management;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p63
The article discusses the "Healthy 100 Kids" program launched in 2010 by the Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando to address the problem of childhood obesity while highlighting the key procedural facts related to the same which include workshops on nutrition, exercise and behavioral topics.
- Support and reinforce teaching best practices. // Patient Education Management;Jul2011, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p79
The article discusses a survey conducted by Lorene Payne, a senior nursing instructor in the Nursing Professional Development Department at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, on the use of best teaching practices in patient education.