Health Literacy in Nursing: Providing Person-Centered Care by Terri Ann Parnell MA DNP RN

By Terri Ann Parnell MA DNP RN

"Dr. Parnell has captured the essence of healthiness literacy and cultural competence, not just for nurses, but additionally acceptable to all care services and group employees. [and] presents us with a highway map to reinforce our good fortune via healthiness literacy and cultural competence. this can be a needs to learn for all future health professionals."

-Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS (From the Foreword)
seventeenth healthcare professional common of the USA (2002-2006)
individual Professor, college of Arizona

Promoting the overall healthiness literacy of sufferers throughout all settings is a vital part of prevention, wellbeing, and potent scientific remedy. This wellbeing and fitness literacy textbook offers an outline of well-being literacy, discusses the importance of the problem, and explains implications of low wellbeing and fitness literacy. It information thoughts to reinforce powerful conversation among sufferers and nursing practitioners. via case-based examples, this textbook and scientific consultant assists nurses in constructing the considered necessary talents had to converse successfully in order that sufferers can really make proficient healthiness judgements and improve future health outcomes.

Health Literacy in Nursing promotes verbal and written verbal exchange concepts that nurses can use to successfully meet the individualized wishes of an more and more diversified sufferer inhabitants which will increase patientñprovider verbal exchange around the complete continuum of care. It presents suggestions for developing culturally acceptable written fabrics in undeniable language that sufferers can learn and stick with once they arrive domestic.

Nursing pros can construct upon the elemental instruments provided within the textual content all through their occupation to stick abreast of the right way to successfully converse and train a culturally and linguistically different demographic. also, the fabric can simply be integrated into path content material relating to ìunique populationsî (pediatrics, older adults, learn members, and people dealing with psychological overall healthiness and end-of-life care judgements) for whom wellbeing and fitness literacy is frequently neglected. The e-book may be useful to undergraduate and graduate nursing scholars learning to fulfill complicated nurse perform skills and is a vital source for training nurses who needs to remain abreast of evolving criteria and laws on the topic of the supply of secure and powerful sufferer and family-centered care.

Key Features:

  • Provides an effective origin for constructing talents that foster health and wellbeing literacy between all sufferers and practitioners
  • Assists in assembly the regulatory standards for offering culturally and linguistically acceptable sufferer education
  • Includes instructions for making improvements to healthiness literacy based on more and more evolving regulatory criteria
  • Includes case-based examples to demonstrate the aim and effectiveness of improving sufferer and supplier future health literacy skills
  • Addresses either oral and written verbal exchange strategies

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