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ISBN-13 9781449634995ISBN-10 1449634990
ISBN-10 0763792780ISBN-13 9780763792787
Author(s): Susan B. Bastable, Chair and Professor, Department of Nursing, Le Moyne College; Pamela Gramet, Upstate Medical University; Karen Jacobs, Distance Education Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Programs, Boston University; Deborah Sopczyk, Excelsior College
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 628

Health Professional as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning focuses on the role of the health professional as an educator of patients, clients, staff, and students in both clinical and classroom settings. Written by renowned educators and authors from a wide range of health backgrounds, this comprehensive text covers teaching and learning techniques as well as strategies, learning styles, and teaching plans. Students will learn to effectively educate patients, students, and colleagues throughout the course of their careers. Health Professional as Educator includes information not found in other health education textbooks, such as adult literacy, teaching and learning of motor skills, and the impact of learner characteristics on the learning process. Examples related to healthcare practice are woven throughout the text and case studies featured in each chapter demonstrate how to apply theory to practice.