Purpose: To demonstrate effective teaching/learning skills for the childbearing family. Topics: Choose a topic to teach: Newborn Feeding (breastmilk or formula), Infant Safety, Newborn Care (bathing, circumcision care) Car Seat Safety, or another newborn care topic of your choosing (do not select Safe Sleep Practices/SIDs as this topic is included in another clinical activity…additional topics may be chosen with instructor approval).
Instructions: ~Research your chosen topic, using websites, textbooks, patient teaching materials from clinical setting, observation in clinical setting etc. ~Create a teaching plan on your chosen topic using patient information handouts from the facility or create a brochure with information on your topic.
~ Find two articles from a nursing or allied health journal that relates to patient education or the topic you have chosen for your teaching plan. Include the citation with any other resources you used.
~Instructor may choose one of the following options:
1.) The student may role-play the teaching session, using a student chosen by the instructor as the “parent” and the rest of the clinical group observing.
2.) Choose one of the student’s assigned patients and deliver the teaching session. The student should invite the instructor or another student to sit in on the session.
Teaching Plan Guide:
What are the priorities? (“By the end of the teaching session, the patient will…”)
What will you teach? Use bullet points to organize topical information.
How will you teach the content? What modalities will you use?
Why have you chosen the teaching modalities?
Evaluation of Learning
How will you determine if the teaching/learning goals were met?