presented by Gail Sims
Financial: Gail Sims receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. Gail Sims is an employee of Kaiser Permanente , California Board of Nursing, and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Gail Sims is a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nursing and has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Gail Sims, MSN, RN, CRRN
Gail Sims serves as a Patient Care Coordinator at Kaiser Permanente in Roseville, CA. She served as the Director of Nursing at Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, CA for 8 years. She has also been a nurse surveyor for the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for the past 11 years. During the…Read full bio
1. Identifying Problems in the Provision of Education
In the first chapter of this course, the impact of communication failures in patient outcomes is described. Barriers involved in delivery and receipt of education are discussed. The importance of comprehensive delivery of patient/family/caregiver education in the rehabilitation setting is explored.
2. Exploring the Foundation of Education
This chapter explores types of learning theories, models of learning, and philosophies of education based on finding identity, meaning, and purpose through connections. The goals and intentions of these concepts as they relate to experiential learning, through relationships and honoring of human values, are discussed.
3. Uncovering Clues to Effective Delivery of Education
This chapter reveals important assessment skills and applies motivational interviewing tools to the delivery of education. The need for patient-centered, experiential information sharing is covered in order to promote self-management and self-advocacy.
4. The Proof is Sustainable Outcomes
The final chapter of this course covers primary and secondary outcomes of effective, high-quality execution of patient/family/caregiver education for persons with chronic and acute rehabilitation diagnoses. This chapter also presents evidence of sustainable results that highlight the many benefits of providing effective education across the health care continuum. These evidence-based techniques of teaching will help remove barriers and create the most powerful plan for implementing effective patient/family/caregiver education.