Teaching for Health, 3rd Edition

Teaching for Health

3rd Edition

By Alice Kiger, BA, MA, MSc, PhD, RN, DipN, RCNT, RNT, Director, Centre for Advanced Studies in Nursing, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK


SECTION 1 : THEORETICAL UNDERPINNINGS

1. Health and is promotion

The Meaning of Health - Planning for Health - Measuring Health - Current Ill Health in Britain(to include other countries) - Health Education and Health Promotion - Ethical Issues in Health Promotion - References - Further Reading

2. Health education concepts and practice

Health Education Approaches and Models - Health Education Services in the UK(to include other countries) - Nurses as Health Educators - Teaching for Health - References - Further reading

3. Learning about Health

Ideas about Learning and Teaching - Theoretical Considerations Relevant to Learning - References - Further Reading

4. Therapeutic and persuasive communication

Therapeutic Communication - The Communication Process - Techniques of Therapeutic Communication - Persuasive Communication - Factors Affecting Communication and Persuasion - References - Further Reading

SECTION 2 : THE PROCESS OF HEALTH TEACHING

5. Beginning the teaching - learning process: assessment of learning needs

Assessment and the Concept of Need - Collecting Information - Analysing Information - Defining Learning Needs - Learning Needs of Healthy Individuals and Groups - References - Further Reading

6. Planning: preparation for teaching

The Meaning of Planning - Who Plans? - The Mechanics of Planning - Preparing to Teach - The Teaching Plan - References - Further Reading

7. Implementing teaching plans

Example 1 Stoma Appliance Management - Example 2 Female Secondary school Students and Menstruation - Example 3 Preoperative Preparation - References - Further Reading

8. Evaluation of health teaching

The Benefits of Planned Evaluation - defining Evaluation - Setting Evaluation Criteria - Evaluation Designs for Outcome Assessment - Who needs feedback? - References - further Reading

SECTION 3 : ISSUES IN HEALTH TEACHING

9. Research in health teaching

Arguments about Value and Efficacy - Researching Health Teaching - Evaluating Research Approaches - Research-mindedness and the Health Teacher - References - Further Reading

10. Reflections on teaching for health

Success in Health Teaching - Health Teaching in a Changing Scene - Professional Interfaces - Final Reflections - References - further Reading

11. Questions for review and reflection

INDEX