How can you educate your patient facing a similar decision without biasing them to your personal preferences?

How can you educate your patient facing a similar decision without biasing them to your personal preferences?

Learning Activities

Read your genetic crystal ball

. Read Theoretical Basis for Learning and Teaching
. Read Factors of Learning
Review the following web sites

• www.jointcommission.org/speakup.aspx
• www.jointcommission.org/standards_information/npsgs.aspx
• www.healthypeople.gov/2020/default.aspx
• www.aha.org/aha/issues/Communicating-With-Patients/pt-care-partnership.html

Assignments
Forum Posting
. Each post should contain a minimum of information from 2 peer reviewed article or professional organization (American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing); information may be taken from their website. (Wikipedia & WebMD are not acceptable resources). Articles may not be an article included in the modules.Postings should be one page. The Forum Grading Rubric is attached.

Topics for Module C Forum
• If faced with a health care decision discussed in “Your Genetic Crystal Ball” what would you do? What is your thought process for making this decision? How can you educate your patient facing a similar decision without biasing them to your personal preferences?
• Is noncompliance an acceptable diagnosis? Discuss one of the concepts discussed in “Factors of Learning” you feel has an impact on patient learning outcomes and/or compliance of a prescribed medication or lifestyle modifications. What can you do as the nurse to affect change related to the factor of learning you selected?

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