Skip to content

Nurse As Educator Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 144969750X

ISBN-13: 9781449697501

Edition: 4th 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Susan B. Bastable

List price: $160.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for their ever-increasing role in patient teaching, health education, health promotion, and nursing education. This text can be used in undergraduate or even graduate courses; one of the strengths of this text is that it is written in a style that enables students to easily understand new conceptsand readily apply them. Other strong features include coverage of the motivational and sociocultural differences that affect teaching and learning. The Fourth Edition of this best-selling text has been updated and revised to…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $160.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 8/6/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 716
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

About the Author
Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
Overview of Education in Health Care
Historical Foundations for Patient Education in Health Care
The Evolution of the Teaching Role of Nurses
Social, Economic, and Political Trends Affecting Health Care
Purposes, Goals, and Benefits of Client and Staff Education
The Education Process Defined
The Contemporary Role of the Nurse as Educator
Barriers to Teaching and Obstacles to Learning
Questions to Be Asked About Teaching and Learning
State of the Evidence
Ethical, Legal, and Economic Foundations of the Educational Process
A Differentiated View of Ethics, Morality, and the Law
Evolution of Ethical and Legal Principles in Health Care
Application of Ethical Principles to Patient Education
The Ethics of Education in Classroom and Practice Settings
Legality of Patient Education and Information
Economic Factors in Healthcare Education: Justice and Duty Revisited
Financial Terminology
Cost Savings, Cost Benefit, and Cost Recovery
Program Planning and Implementation
Cost-Benefit Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
State of the Evidence
Applying Learning Theories to Healthcare Practice
Psychological Learning Theories
Neuropsychology and Learning
Comparison of Learning Theories
Motor Learning
Common Principles of Learning
State of the Evidence
Characteristics of the Learner
Determinants of Learning
The Educator's Role in Learning
Assessment of the Learner
Assessing Learning Needs
Methods to Assess Learning Needs
Readiness to Learn
Learning Styles
Learning Style Models and Instruments
Interpretation of the Use of Learning Style Models and Instruments
State of the Evidence
Developmental Stages of the Learner
Developmental Characteristics
The Developmental Stages of Childhood
The Developmental Stages of Adulthood
The Role of the Family in Patient Education
State of the Evidence
Compliance, Motivation, and Health Behaviors of the Learner
Selected Models and Theories
Models for Health Education
The Role of Nurse as Educator in Health Promotion
State of the Evidence
Literacy in the Adult Client Population
Definition of Terms
Scope and Incidence of the Problem
Trends Associated with Literacy Problems
Those at Risk
Myths, Stereotypes, and Assumptions
Assessment: Clues to Look For
Impact of Illiteracy on Motivation and Compliance
Ethical, Financial, and Legal Concerns
Readability of Printed Education Materials (PEMs)
Measurement Tools to Test Literacy Levels
Formulas to Measure Readability of PEMs
Tests to Measure Comprehension of PEMs
Tests to Measure General Reading Skills and Health Literacy Skills of Clients
Simplifying the Readability of PEMs
Strategies to Promote Health Literacy
State of the Evidence
Gender, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Attributes of the Learner
Gender Characteristics
Socioeconomic Characteristics
Cultural Characteristics
Assessment Models for the Delivery of Culturally Sensitive Care
The Four Major Subcultural Ethnic Groups
Preparing Nurses for Diversity Care
Stereotyping: Identifying the Meaning, the Risks, and the Solutions
State of the Evidence
Educating Learners with Disabilities
Scope of the Problem
Models and Definitions
The Language of Disabilities
The Nurse Educator's Roles and Responsibilities
Types of Disabilities
Sensory Deficits
Learning Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
Mental Illness
Physical Disabilities
Communication Disorders
Chronic Illness
The Family's Role in Chronic Illness or Disability
Assistive Technologies
State of the Evidence
Techniques and Strategies for Teaching and Learning
A Behavioral Objectives
Types of Objectives
Characteristics of Goals and Objectives
The Debate About Using Behavioral Objectives
Writing Behavioral Objectives and Goals
Common Mistakes When Writing Objectives
Taxonomy of Objectives According to Learning Domains
Development of Teaching Plans
Use of Learning Contracts
The Concept of Learning Curve
State of the Evidence
Instructional Methods and Settings
Instructional Methods
Selection of Instructional Methods
Evaluation of Instructional Methods
Increasing Effectiveness of Teaching
Instructional Settings
State of the Evidence
Instructional Materials
General Principles
Choosing Instructional Materials
The Three Major Components of Instructional Materials
Types of Instructional Materials
Evaluation Criteria for Selecting Materials
State of the Evidence
Technology in Education
Health Education in the Information Age
The Impact of Technology on the Teacher and the Learner
Strategies for Using Technology in Healthcare Education
The Internet
Issues Related to the Use of Technology
Technology for Professional Development in Nursing
State of the Evidence
Evaluation in Healthcare Education
Evaluation, Evidence-Based Practice, and Practice-Based Evidence
Evaluation Versus Assessment
Determining the Focus of Evaluation
Evaluation Models
Designing the Evaluation
Conducting the Evaluation
Analyzing and Interpreting Data Collected
Reporting Evaluation Results
State of the Evidence
Tests To Measure Readability and Comprehension and Tools to Assess Instructional Materials
How to Use the Flesch-Kincaid Scale
How to Use the Fog Formula
How to Use the Fry Readability Graph
How to Use the SMOG Formula
How to Use the Cloze Test
Guidelines for Writing and Evaluating Printed Education Materials
Newest Vital Sign
e-Health Literacy Scale (eHeals Tool)
Resources and Organizations for People with Disabilities
Assistive Technology
Augmentations and Alternative Communication
Developmental Disabilities
Disability Services
Head Injury
Healthcare-Related Federal Agencies
Learning Disabilities
Mental Health
Neuromuscular Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Teaching Plans
Post-circumcision Care
Safe Sleep Positioning of Infants
Use of Incentive Spirometer