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Patient Education: A Practical Approach, Second Edition

Author(s): Richard D. Muma, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Chair and Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health Professions, Wichita State University
Barbara Ann Lyons, MA, PA-C, Associate Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston
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  • ISBN-13: 9781449630188
  • Product With Access Code    484 pages      © 2012
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Patient Education: A Practical Approach, Second Edition is included in the 2015 edition of the essential collection of Doody’s Core Titles.

Patient Education: A Practical Approach, Second Edition offers students and practitioners a straightforward approach to patient education combined with tools and resources for use in clinical settings. With pedagogical features such as learning objectives, key points, and boxed features highlighting practical tips for patients, as well as patient information handouts on dozens of topics and disorders, this concise guide is ideal for both classroom learning and application in the clinical setting.

Features
• Learning Objectives
• Key Points
Practice Tips for Patients boxed feature
• Patient Education Handouts*
 
Instructor Resources
• PowerPoint Presentations
• Case Studies
• Image Bank
 
Each new text includes an online access code for PDF download with Patient Handout Sheets.
*Electronic formats/eBooks do not include access to the PDF download with Patient Handout Sheets.
To purchase the Patient Handout PDF separately, see Resources section.

Applicable Courses

Patient Education

Patient Assessment

Clinical Medicine

Part  1  Patient Education
  Chapter  1  An Approach to Patient Education
  Chapter  2  Selecting and Evaluating Sources of Patient Education Materials
  Chapter  3  Behavior modification/health maintenance
  Chapter  4  Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  Chapter  5  Managing Medication Nonadherence
  Chapter  6  Incorporating Patient Education into Clinical Practice
Part  2  Primary Care Disorders
  Chapter  7  EENT
  Chapter  8  Pulmonary Disorders
  Chapter  9  Cardiovascular Disorders
  Chapter  10  Rheumatologic Disorders
  Chapter  11  Endocrine Disorders
  Chapter  12  Gastrointestinal Disorders
  Chapter  13  Renal Disorders
  Chapter  14  Neurologic Disorders
  Chapter  15  Neoplastic Disorders
  Chapter  16  Obstetrics and Gynecology
  Chapter  17  Infectious Diseases
  Chapter  18  Musculoskeletal Disorders
  Chapter  19  Behavior Disorders
  Chapter  20  Pediatric Disorders
Part  3  Patient Information
  Patient Information on Chiropractic care
  Patient Information on EENT
  Patient Information on Pulmonary Disorders
  Patient Information on Cardiovascular Disorders
  Patient Information on Rheumatologic Disorders
  Patient Information on Endocrine Disorders
  Patient Information on Gastrointestinal Disorders
  Patient Information on Renal Disorders
  Patient Information on Neurologic Disorders
  Patient Information on Neoplastic Disorders
  Patient Information on Obstetrics and Gynecology
  Patient Information on Infectious Diseases
  Patient Information on Musculoskeletal Disorders
  Patient Information on Behavior Disorders
  Patient Information on Pediatric Disorders

Richard D. Muma, PhD, MPH, PA-C-Chair and Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health Professions, Wichita State University

Richard D. Muma, is a Chair and Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health Professions, at Wichita State University (WSU). Dr. Muma has more than 20 years of experience as an educator/administrator and 12 years of experience as a physician assistant (PA) in internal medicine and infectious diseases.  Before assuming the chair position in Public Health Sciences, he served as Chair in the Department of Physician Assistant at WSU for eight years.  Prior to joining the WSU faculty, Dr. Muma served as Chair for Saint Louis University’s Department of PA Education and an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas-Galveston (UTMB), Department of PA Studies.  He has a BS degree in physician assistant studies from UTMB, an MPH in Community Health from the University of Texas-Houston, and a PhD in education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. His research focuses on the review and dissemination of clinical medicine guidelines and workforce issues. He has published many articles and chapters in his research areas including four books, three on HIV infection and one other on patient education.  In addition to his administrative duties as Chair, he teaches Introduction to the U.S. Health Services System and Emerging Health Care Issues of the 21st century.

Barbara Ann Lyons, MA, PA-C-Associate Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston

Barbara Ann Lyons has been a faculty member in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) for almost 30 years. Beginning as an instructor, she has worked up the faculty ranks and is now an associate professor with tenure. Her first undergraduate degree was a Bachelor of Arts granted by Eisenhower College in Seneca Falls, New York with a concentration in biology/psychology. Leaving New York, she came to Houston, Texas to attend the physician assistant program at Baylor College of Medicine and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and a physician assistant certificate. Her postgraduate degree is a Master of Arts in college teaching from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Since her employment at UTMB, she has had an interest in various preventive medicine topics and in women’s health issues. Teaching responsibilities include Preventive Medicine, and clinical rotations of emergency medicine and surgery. She has mentored several student research projects over many preventive medicine topics, many on nutrition. She co-edited three previous books with Dr. Muma and has been a contributor to several PA review books and a textbook on clinical problem solving.  Ms. Lyons has been inducted into Phi Kappa Phi and the Physician Assistant Honor Society, Pi Alpha. Ms. Lyons is the recipient of the Robert J. Luchi M.D. Distinguished Alumna Award at Baylor College of Medicine for outstanding dedication to the Physician Assistant Profession.

  • "The learning objectives are clearly stated and discussed in each chapter. The layout of the chapters is well organized and the content is comprehensive. The health education topics presented in this text address the issues that impact health care delivery to promote good health. The text is easy to read and provides a through coverage of health education approaches. The techniques, tips and recommendations provided to increase patient interaction is relevant in patient centered care. Significant issues related to the changing diverse/ethnic patient population addresses cultural competent health care and strategies to work with patient with low health literacy. The author successfully writes for audiences of diverse backgrounds and experienced health care providers."

    ~ Michele A Furdyna RN, BSN, MS, Reading Area Community College

  • "Good examples of patient sheets at the end!"
    ~ Mary Feltman, McLennan Community College

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781449630188

Case Studies
Image Bank
Instructor Manual
Sample Image Bank
Slides in PowerPoint Format
$14.95

Patient Handouts from Patient Education: A Practical Approach

ISBN-13: 9781449630218

Downloadable PDF file with Patient Handouts.