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Advances in Patient Education

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Advances in Patient Education

SKU# 9780826127358

Author: Barbara K. Redman PhD, RN, FAAN


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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.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date September 10, 2004
  • Page Count 128
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826127358
  • EISBN 9780826127365

Table of Contents 

  1. Status of Patient Education and Its Philosophical Base
  2. Advances in Learning Theory for Patient Education
  3. Patient Education and Ethical Standards
  4. Measurement of Patient Education Outcomes
  5. Preparation for Patient Self-Management of Chronic Disease
  6. Advances in the Delivery of Patient Education
  7. Mental Health Psychoeducation: A Case Example
  8. Summary of the Current State of Patient Education

  9. Index