ERIC Number: ED133495
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Nov
Reference Count: 0
A Model for Planning Patient Education--An Essential Component of Health Care.
American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
This model, which provides tried and proven concepts and principles and which can be adapted to a health facilities services delivery system, is designed to assist the professional in planning for patient and family education and may be used with any illness regardless of its etiology or chronicity. The model presents a step-by-step procedure, representing a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to analyzing educational needs of patients in a variety of settings. Each of the following steps is discussed in a separate section: (1) Identify the educational needs of patient and family, (2) establish educational goals for patient and family, (3) select appropriate educational methods, (4) carry out the educational program, and (5) evaluate patient and family education. A flow chart and an outline of the model steps are included. (SH)
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Health Education, Models, Patient Education, Patients, Program Development
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-025-00020-1, $0.40)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD. Bureau of Health Resources Development.; Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Prepared by the Committee on Educational Tasks in Chronic Illness