Patient Education – Information for Clinicians

Patient education is an integral part of our job as nurses and nurse practitioners. Use the articles below to help ensure you are using the best techniques and strategies to educate patients and their caregivers.


FREE Patient- and family-centered education
Nursing2014, December 2014

FREE Mental health resources
Nursing2014, November 2014

FREE Patient Education in Home Care: Strategies for Success 
Home Healthcare Nurse, May 2014

FREE Patient-education tips for new nurses (Online-Only Content)
Nursing2013, October 2013

FREE CLINICAL QUERIES: Teaching patients with an intellectual disability
Nursing2013, June 2013

FREE How is patient education linked to patient satisfaction?
Nursing2013, June 2013

FREE Patient Education Corner: Seeking Health Information: What Sources Do Your Patients Use?
Orthopaedic Nursing, May/June 2010

FREE Patient Education in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review of Interventions and Outcomes
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, January/March 2008

FREE Readability and Patient Education Materials Used for Low-Income Populations
Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, January/February 2009

FREE Ask an expert: Patient Teaching in Five Easy Steps
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, May/June 2009

FREE The Practice of Patient Education: The Theoretical Perspective
Orthopaedic Nursing, January/February 2008