Professional Issues in Nursing
Here is the website National Institute on Aging online article:
THIS SHOULD BE IN APA FORMAT
Here are the instructions:
NS310 Professional Issues in Nursing
Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.
Health Literacy and Patient Education Materials
- Analyze the key concepts of patient-centered care
In this writing assignment, you will make recommendations to improve the literacy level of patient education materials.
- A two-page (500-word) paper
- Choose patient education material.
Evaluate the material you choose for literacy:
- Choose a patient education material that you routinely give to your patients.
- Alternatively, go to the National Institute on Aging and choose a health topic written for the older adult.
- Write the paper.
Study the patient education material you chose. Then address the following prompts in your paper:
- Choose three items you could change to make the material easier to understand for a patient with a low health literacy level.
- Describe the changes you would make.
- For help with improving the literacy of the material you chose, go online to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and scan their Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective.