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

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About the author (2004)

Barbara Klug Redman, PhD, MBE, BSN, has been Dean and Professor, Wayne State University, College of Nursing since 1998. Her honors include Fellow in Medical Ethics, Harvard Medical School (1994-5), and Visiting Fellow Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University (1993-4). She was Executive Director, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) from 1983-1989 and Executive Director, American Nurses Association/American Nurses Foundation from 1989-1994. She held the M. Adelaide Nutting Chair in Clinical Nursing, Johns Hopkins University from 1993-1995. Dr. Redman has received 17 funded research grants, published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has authored seven books, including "Practice of Patient Education: A Case Study Approach "(2006), "Advances in Patient Education" (2004), " Patient Self-Management of Chronic Disease: The Health Care Providers Challenges" (2003), and "Measurement Tools in Patient Education, 2nd edition" (2002). She was also Series Editor for eleven books in specialized areas of patient education (1981-1984), and she has served on the editorial boards of "Journal of Nursing Education, Journal of Professional Nursing", and "The Diabetes Educator, " and has reviewed for other major nursing journals. Dr. Redman consults nationally and presents internationally.

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