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6 edition of Teaching patients with low literacy skills found in the catalog.

Teaching patients with low literacy skills

by Cecilia Conrath Doak

  • 135 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patient education,
  • People with social disabilities -- Education,
  • Literacy,
  • Educational Status,
  • Patient Education -- methods

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCecilia Conrath Doak, Leonard G. Doak, Jane H. Root.
    ContributionsDoak, Leonard G., Root, Jane H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRT90 .D63 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 171 p. :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2853005M
    ISBN 100397544987
    LC Control Number84015400
    OCLC/WorldCa10948355

    Her second career is with Patient Learning Associates in health literacy. Together with husband Len Doak, she has presented over one and two day workshops and trained more than 11, doctors, nurses, and other health professionals. She is the lead author of the award winning book, "Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills.". It has been 14 years since Doak et al. 1 published their book, Teaching Patients with Low Literacy capitolchamberartists.comr, the tendency to think about literacy in terms of limited reading and writing skills, as well as educational background, age, type of employment, and income, misses the point of health literacy.

    Jan 16,  · Who are your heroes in the field of health literacy? Ceci and Leonard Doak, whom many consider to be the founders of contemporary health literacy, studied the reading skills of adults and hospitalized patients. The Doaks, along with Jane Root, co-authored the landmark book Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills, first published in Find Teaching Patients With Low Literacy Skills by Doak, Cecilia Conrath; Doak, Leonard G ; Root, Jane H at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

    Apr 05,  · In this book, Helen Osborne offers an expert’s guide to strategies and techniques for improving health communication. Osborne offers a different perspective than the classic book Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills by Doak, Doak, and Root (1). Although Osborne does give practical advice on how to overcome the barrier of low literacy. Obstacles to Teaching Patients. Until recently, the art of teaching patients had not been emphasized in nursing education programs. Consequently, many nurses have had to acquire the skills and knowledge required for effective patient teaching on their own.


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Teaching patients with low literacy skills by Cecilia Conrath Doak Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nov 20,  · This practical text guides the reader in developing the necessary tools for teaching those patients with limited literacy skills. Nurses will learn proven strategies for evaluating comprehension and teaching patients using written materials, tapes, video, computer aided instruction, visuals, and capitolchamberartists.com by: Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills can be read and downloaded here.

The book is now considered a classic text in health literacy. The authors, Ceci and Len Doak, are often introduced at health literacy conferences as ‘the grandparents’ of health literacy. Aug 24,  · Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills.

The book is considered a classic text in health literacy. It covers a range of topics, including educational theories, tests for literacy skills, and assessments of the suitability of materials. Teaching & Training capitolchamberartists.com: Sarah Cantrell. Helping Patients Who Have Low Literacy Skills: Introduction Did you know that half of the patients and families you teach every day won’t be able to understand many of your written teaching materials.

Get this from a library. Teaching patients with low literacy skills. [Cecilia Conrath Doak; Leonard G Doak; Jane H Root] -- Reflecting the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organization's mandate to make key information accessible to all patients, regardless of literacy level, this. Nevertheless, physicians are unlikely to recognize patients with poor literacy skills because of common misconceptions.

5 In their comprehensive overview of teaching patients with low literacy skills, Doak and colleagues 6 describe several such widely held misconceptions: people with low literacy skills are intellectually impaired and slow Cited by: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills at capitolchamberartists.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(5).

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Check the book Teaching Patients With Low Literacy Skill for more information about the Fry and SMOG formulas and on designing teaching materials.

When designing written patient teaching materials, you can use specific techniques to produce materials for patients with low literacy skills. First, choose short, common words rather than medical terms.

Nov 01,  · There needs to be a match between the provider’s instructions and the patient’s comprehension, say Leonard and Cecelia Doak, authors of Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills and president and director of education at Patient Learning Associates, Inc.

Testing materials with intended readers, they say, is the most effective way to find. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. DEVELOPING A HEALTH LITERACY WORKSHOP. If the goal is to raise awareness about low health literacy, then a short didactic lecture may suffice.

However, a smaller, but longer and more interactive session, such as a 90 to minutes workshop, offers a better forum not only to review basic information about health literacy but also for hands-on practice with recommended communication capitolchamberartists.com by: Jun 30,  · According to Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills, a book available on the Harvard Health Literacy Studies website, a sixth grade reading level is adequate if you want to reach 75 percent of U.S.

adults, and 3d grade if you want to reach 90 percent. The U.S. Department of Education’s National Assessment of Adult Literacy, a survey of Author: Erin Marcus, MD. Aug 24,  · Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills.

This book is considered a classic text in health literacy. The Joint Commission Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care: A Roadmap for Hospitals. Created to inspire hospitals to integrate concepts from the fields of communication, cultural Author: Sarah Cantrell.

Information on SAM can be found on pg of the Doak, Doak and Root book Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills, Second Edition. General Guidelines. Guidelines for Assessing Materials; Additional Resources. Click here for additional resources on creating and assessing web and print materials.

When patients receive written health communication materials that don’t match their reading level, patient education is not effective. 11, 12 Additionally, when patients have low overall literacy skills but high verbal fluency, their verbal fluency can mask their inability to interpret written information.

9 Potential communication barriers. Oct 01,  · Teaching patients with low literacy skills. 2d ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams MV, Davis T, Parker RM, Weiss BD.

The role of health literacy in patient-physician communication. Cited by: Teaching patients with low literacy skills by Cecilia Conrath Doak; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Education, Educational Status, Literacy, Methods, Patient education, People with social disabilities, Teaching Materials, Patient education -study and teaching, Nurse education.

Nov 01,  · Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services.1 The wide range of skills that comprise health Cited by: Mar 23,  · Len & Ceci co-authored the award-winning book, Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills.

In their non-profit business Patient Learning Associates, Inc., Len and Ceci have written guidelines for many important projects and analyzed the suitability of over.

Patient Education Workshop Sources [Applicable Module] Barlett, E.E. (, September). Cost-benefit analysis of patient education. Patient Education and Counseling, 26, [Published erratum appears in Patient Education and Counseling (, April), 27, ] [Module 1] Bastable, S.B.

(). Nurse as educator. Principles of teaching and.Feb 18,  · Teaching Patients With Low Literacy Skills. Issues in Patient Education. 0. Share this post. Link to post Low literacy skills needn't hinder care. RN, 65(4), Weiss, B. D. (). Health literacy: A Manual for clinicians: American Medical Association Foundation and American Medical Association.

book question for those in nursing.For in depth treatment of health literacy and health communication issues, the following books may be useful.

Doak CC, Doak LG, Root JH. Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott, Osborne H. Overcoming Communication Barriers in Patient Education. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, Inc,