The ACS Board of Regents reviewed and approved the revision at its February meeting. Available at: Committee on Quality of Health Care in America. This chapter will focus on the vascular patient as the adult learner and will discuss ways to achieve effective patient education. Whether teaching a new mom how to bathe a newborn baby or instructing an adult who is living with a chronic heart disease… Teaching patients is an important aspect of nursing care. WHAT ARE THE UNDESIRABLE TEACHER BEHAVIORS? Patients should possess the requisite knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to their care. 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focuses on coping mechanisms; and assesses achievement of educational objectives through valid and reliable methods, Utilizing appropriate methods to involve the patient and confirm the patient’s comprehension during the process of obtaining informed consent, Providing instructions to patients and their significant others that are comprehensive and address home care skills, pain management, dietary recommendations, lifestyle modifications, follow-up care, and symptoms and signs that need to be brought to the attention of the surgeon and the surgical team, Improving the ease of access to accurate patient education information from the ACS and other professional organizations, Collaborating with other professional organizations on approaches to enhance patient education and sharing of relevant and easily comprehensible educational materials, Evaluating the impact of patient education on patient care using well-designed scientific methods, Promoting the science and practice of patient education, Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education: Outcome Project: General Competencies. The American College of Surgeons (ACS) supports the Patients Bill of Rights2 and the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine,3 that have underscored the rights and responsibilities of patients to fully participate in their care. American College of Surgeons •The TeacherAs the MasterTeacherAttributes : patient Effective Efficient To assume: Confident a. Patients should possess the requisite knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to their care… The goal of patient education has changed from telling the patient the best action… As noted in the. The ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence, justice, and nonmaleficence find direct application in the arena of oncology patient education. PMID: 398294 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Publication Types: The ACS supports the recommendations of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Health and Medicine Division (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine) underscoring patient rights and responsibilities to fully participate in their care.2,3 Patients should be educated to make informed decisions with a clear understanding of surgical implications. About ACS Patients need to be provided with education to help them in decisions regarding their operations, and to help them effectively participate in the surgical experience and contribute to their continuing care. Effectively discharging patients with the education, skills, and clinical information that support safe care transitions. 8, August 2006, American College of Surgeons