LVN: Patient Education

Course Information

Patient education is a vital part of nursing.  This course will provide an overview of key points for providing effective patient education.  The teach back method will be discussed along with methods to implement it into practice.

This course has been approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing for 2 Contact Hours.

Course Objectives

  • Identify patient educational needs
  • Modify patient educational teaching, creating a unique plan for each patient based on his or her needs
  • Confirm knowledge of successful patient teaching

Course Instructor

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 Maryrose Espil, RN, MSN has more than 25 years experience in the health care field. She started training as a nursing assistant as a teen and has worked as a CNA, Certified Home Health Aide, Licensed Vocational Nurse and Registered Nurse in various health care settings. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education from Excelsior College in 2012. She enjoys teaching and developing curriculum while working as a registered nurse in direct patient care. There are no relevant financial relationships with any product manufacturer or service provider mentioned.

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LVN: Patient Education