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Teaching Principle and method

Course Code:1000277                    College: HOPE school of nursing

Semester:Spring                         Intended Students: The third year students

Credits: 2                               Instructor: Luo Dan (Chinese)

Course Content:

Course Objectives

Completed this course, students will be able to

  • Assess the individual needs of each patient and focusing specifically on various cultural, gender, age, and literacy issues
  • Design and implement individually tailored, scientifically sound patient education that addresses the essential domains of knowledge, skills, and attitudes; focuses on coping mechanisms; and assesses achievement of educational objectives through valid and reliable methods
  • Utilize appropriate methods to involve the patient and confirm the patient’s comprehension during the process of education.
  • Provide instructions to patients and their significant others that are comprehensive and address home care skills, pain management, dietary recommendations, lifestyle modifications, follow-up care, and symptoms and signs that need to be brought to the attention of the health care works.
  • Collaborate with other professions on approaches to enhance patient education and sharing of relevant and easily comprehensible educational materials
  • Evaluate the impact of patient education on patient care using well-designed scientific methods

Course Content



Credit hours

Introduction of teaching principles and methods


Applying Learning Theories to Healthcare Practice


Techniques and Strategies for Teaching and Learning


     Teaching base on Different Characteristics of Learner


          Teaching Practice——Classroom


          Teaching Practice——Clinic



Teaching Strategies: Lecture, case studies, group activities, web-based activities and discussion ,Question and Answer

Course Evaluation:

Quiz                        30%

   Teaching planning             15%

   Implementation of education     50%

   Attendance                   5%   

   Total                        100%



Bastable, S. B.(2008). Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice. Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

List of Recommended References:

Redman,B.K.(2006)The Practice of Patient Education: A Case Study Approach. St. Louis: Mosby.


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