Adults and families who can learn to avoid health problems
Adults and families, who will all be clients in the future
People who wish to learn how best to use the health care system
People with an identified health problem
Those who are acutely ill and need information to help them recover and avoid further problems
Those who are healthy and can support each other in maintaining healthy lifestyles
Those who must cope with an ongoing chronic disease
Those who have defined health problems and who can support each other in maintaining healthy lifestyles
It must be provided to a geriatric population.
It must be given by an advanced nurse practitioner.
It must occur in a rural, underserved area.
It must be prescribed by a physician for an ill client.
Being entrepreneurs and asking patients to pay what they think the educational program was worth
Suggesting to their friends and neighbors that they lobby local health organizations to provide such health education programs
Teaching health education programs as unpaid volunteers in the community
Working politically to influence public policy regarding funding health education programs
Individual one-on-one tutorials to ensure maximum understanding
Large group lectures with handouts of main points along with culturally appropriate pictures
Small peer group discussions on how to apply the new knowledge with prompt feedback
Use of multimedia technologies such as videotapes and PowerPoint presentations
It addresses the learning needs of ill individuals.
It begins with examining an aggregates general concerns and quality of life.
It emphasizes the learning needs of families who have an ill member.
It focuses primarily on environmental resources.
Clients belief that the information will be useful or enjoyable
Handouts given to the client
Nurses ability to teach
Setting in which the educational program is given
Culture and ethnic background
Comprehensive and complete.
Observable, measurable, and clearly communicated.
Specific and detailed.
Written on the teaching plan.
Created a more interesting and entertaining lecture
Withheld the written materials until after the lecture
Let the audience discuss the material as a whole, not in small groups
Skipped the lecture and went directly to the discussion period
The learner will be able to verbally explain the need for political action.
The panel of experts will have discussed knowledge, assumptions, and cultural values.
The participant will understand the material presented.
The teacher will distribute and collect evaluation forms.
Employing agencys preferences
Needs of the high-risk target group
Third-party payers probable coverage of the educational program
What the nurse feels most comfortable and skilled in teaching
Because the nurse believed the additional information was entertaining and lightened the mood
Because the nurse knew, on the basis of personal experience, other relevant information that the audience needed
Because the nurse knew so much about the subject and wanted to give all the details.
Because the nurse was sure that the audience meant to ask about it
Providing a specific, detailed explanation of each component of the program
Using various methods of instruction, including lecture, discussion, and visual aids
Providing an opportunity for participants to express their feelings about the program
Using a PowerPoint presentation so that the audience can visualize the material
Providing positive praise for participation
Allowing time for role-playing
Engaging the audience in stress-reduction exercises
Modeling the appropriate behaviors
Im going to take a 30-minute walk each day.
I certainly enjoyed the program, and thank you for the freebies.
You gave me so much new information; thank you so much.
Wow! I learned many things that I can use in my daily activities.
Are you interested in any other topics for me to teach?
Did you find this program useful to you?
Do you understand the material I presented?
How are you going to apply these ideas at home?
I believe I can learn to do this.
I think the nurse is a real expert in this stuff.
Those computer graphics really make it clear how people can do this.
Wow. The nurse really expects us to do this.
A summary of the evaluation that the audience completed at the end of the program
Another nurse observing and providing feedback on the presentation
Completion of an evaluation of their learning and satisfaction by participants
Videotaping of the presentation for further review by the nurse and others
Handouts are the best technique for emphasizing important points.
Handouts will be easily read by people in the audience.
People will appreciate the brochures and freebies such as shower hook reminders.
People will use the reminders and put them in their bathrooms.
The author of the information has written several books on the topic, all of which are for sale.
The content of the site is supported by an international pharmaceutical company.
The site is frequently referred to in magazine and TV advertisements.
The site is maintained and frequently updated by a federal health agency.
Avoid rehearsing the content or it will sound too practiced.
Come early to set up the audiovisual materials.
Remind all possible participants that early registration is required.
Try to get as many free handouts and freebies as possible.
Location in a building that does not charge rent for use of the space
Lots of room for participants to stand, walk around the room, and socialize with other participants
Accessibility to public transportation, location in a physically safe area, and accessibility for disabled participants
Location next to a police station, fire station, or other community resource