Teaching for Health , 3rd Edition

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By Alice Kiger, BA, MA, MSc, PhD, RN, DipN, RCNT, RNT
ISBN
9780443072987
Publication Date
01-11-2004
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  • A book on health education for nurses and midwives. It give necessary background on health promotion and health education - what it is, theories of learning and teaching, types of communication involved - then goes on to concentrate on the nurse's teaching role, emphasising an interactive rather than a didactic approach.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780443072987
    Author Informaiton By Alice Kiger, BA, MA, MSc, PhD, RN, DipN, RCNT, RNT, Director, Centre for Advanced Studies in Nursing, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Table of Content SECTION 1 : THEORETICAL UNDERPINNINGS

    1. Health and is promotion

    The Meaning of Health - Planning for Health - Measuring Health - Current Ill Health in Britain(to include other countries) - Health Education and Health Promotion - Ethical Issues in Health Promotion - References - Further Reading

    2. Health education concepts and practice

    Health Education Approaches and Models - Health Education Services in the UK(to include other countries) - Nurses as Health Educators - Teaching for Health - References - Further reading

    3. Learning about Health

    Ideas about Learning and Teaching - Theoretical Considerations Relevant to Learning - References - Further Reading

    4. Therapeutic and persuasive communication

    Therapeutic Communication - The Communication Process - Techniques of Therapeutic Communication - Persuasive Communication - Factors Affecting Communication and Persuasion - References - Further Reading

    SECTION 2 : THE PROCESS OF HEALTH TEACHING

    5. Beginning the teaching - learning process: assessment of learning needs

    Assessment and the Concept of Need - Collecting Information - Analysing Information - Defining Learning Needs - Learning Needs of Healthy Individuals and Groups - References - Further Reading

    6. Planning: preparation for teaching

    The Meaning of Planning - Who Plans? - The Mechanics of Planning - Preparing to Teach - The Teaching Plan - References - Further Reading

    7. Implementing teaching plans

    Example 1 Stoma Appliance Management - Example 2 Female Secondary school Students and Menstruation - Example 3 Preoperative Preparation - References - Further Reading

    8. Evaluation of health teaching

    The Benefits of Planned Evaluation - defining Evaluation - Setting Evaluation Criteria - Evaluation Designs for Outcome Assessment - Who needs feedback? - References - further Reading

    SECTION 3 : ISSUES IN HEALTH TEACHING

    9. Research in health teaching

    Arguments about Value and Efficacy - Researching Health Teaching - Evaluating Research Approaches - Research-mindedness and the Health Teacher - References - Further Reading

    10. Reflections on teaching for health

    Success in Health Teaching - Health Teaching in a Changing Scene - Professional Interfaces - Final Reflections - References - further Reading

    11. Questions for review and reflection

    INDEX
    Publication Date 01-11-2004
    Pages 232
    Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
    Stock Status In Stock
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