Explain the health professional’s role in teaching the patient at different life stages.
Part 1: Advance patient care
Sister Mary is a patient in Level 2 Emergency Department. She must have a neural 3xamination, physical ass3ssm3nt, radiographs of her facial bones, and a computed tomography scan of the head. Taking into consideration that she is a Roman Catholic nun:
1. What would be the ideal course of patient education as this woman progresses from department to department?
Part 2: Advance patient care
1. What possible reservations could a health care professional have in working with Sister Mary?
2. Discuss the psychosocial responses the professional might have.
Part 3: Advance patient care
1. Give examples of psychosocial factors that affect the patient and:
a. The effect those factors could have on patient education.
2. Explain what is meant by personality styles and:
a. Give examples of approaches that could be used to help the patient.
b. Include self-perception as a factor.
3. List the steps in adjustment to illness and:
a. How the patient copes with each step.
4. Explain the health professional’s role in teaching the patient at different life stages.
5. Define the role of the family in patient education.
6. How might the family influence the compliance of the patient and
a. what measures can the health care professional use in communication with the family?
Part 4: Advance patient care
Topic: Stages of Life 3ssay and Interview
1. Do you feel that your stage-of-life had any effect on your interaction with health care professionals?
2. Which areas of the hospital or clinic were most concerned with your well-being and feelings?
3. Was your family with you during this hospital stay or outpatient visit?
4. Was your family included in your treatment, such as post-procedure instructions?