ERIC Number: ED202516
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Health Instruction Packages: Consumer--Treating Your Condition.
Grubb, Reba Douglass; And Others
Text, illustrations and exercises are utilized in these six learning modules to instruct patients in the treatment of special health care problems. The first module, "A Bladder Emptying Routine for the Incontinent Patient" by Reba Douglass Grubb, describes methods for reestablishing bladder control. The second module, "Care of the Ileal Conduit Drainage System" by Christine Wineman, discusses the assembly and hygienic maintenance of appliances used for daytime and nighttime drainage. The third module, "Sink or Swim, Diuretic Effects" by Joan Newbury, examines the symptoms and prevention of potassium loss that may accompany the intake of diuretic pills. The fourth module, "Self-Irrigation of Your Colostomy Using the Bulb-Syringe Method" by Marla Twait, details requisite equipment and procedures. The fifth module, "Bowel Control of a Sigmoid Colostomy" by Donna J. Brewer, describes materials and procedures used in colostomy irrigation. The sixth module, "Giving an Enema to an Adult or Up the Down Staircase" by Clarice R. Bates, teaches the learner about equipment, positioning, and precautions to take. Each module describes and illustrates procedures, provides reinforcement exercises with immediate feedback, and concludes with a post-test and an accompanying answer key. The time required to complete the modules ranges from 20 to 30 minutes. (JP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: League for Innovation in the Community Coll., Los Angeles, CA.