Advances in Patient Education

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Springer Publishing Company, Sep 10, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 128 pages
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This book provides an integrative analysis of new advances in patient education, and the current state of the field. Written by one of patient education's foremost experts, the book focuses on the following important areas: learning theory; ethics; measurement & outcomes; preparation for self management of chronic disease; mode of delivery; and mental health. The growing importance of patient-centered care, and the large number of persons with one or more chronic diseases offers patient education the opportunity to grow as an independent and fundamental part of the health care system.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Status of Patient Education and Its Philosophical Base
1
Chapter 2 Advances in Learning Theory for Patient Education
17
Chapter 3 Patient Education and Ethical Standards
39
Chapter 4 Measurement of Patient Education Outcomes
53
Chapter 5 Preparation for Patient SelfManagement of Chronic Disease
65
Chapter 6 Advances in the Delivery of Patient Education
79
A Case Example
93
Chapter 8 Summary of the Current State of Patient Education
103
Index
111
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