Thesis : Teach Back Methodology Is A Motivatational And Interactive Way For Healthcare

1597 Words Feb 2nd, 2016 7 Pages
Jennyfer Keck
English 123
Professor Capra
January 10th, 2016
Thesis: Teach-back methodology is a motivatational and interactive way for healthcare providers to communicate step-by-step instructions to patients/families to evaluate and recall their understanding of what needs to be performed in order to provide an improved patient health outcome at discharge, especially during transitions between healthcare settings.

Teach-back methodology is the new, modern way to teach patients what they need to know prior to discharge from the hospital. Rather than asking the traditional yes or no question, this method makes sure the patient and/or their families understand and can teach-back the instructions given by their health care team. The method is successful when a patient can verbalize and demonstrate back what was explained and shown. Teach-back methodology is a motivate and interactive way for healthcare providers to communicate step-by-step instructions to patients/families to evaluate and recall their understanding of what needs to be performed in order to provide an improved patient health outcome at discharge, especially during transitions between healthcare settings.
In order to implement teach-back, a healthcare professional would add this method to their usual face to face interaction with the patient. First, you would start by explaining in simple language by avoiding medical jargon and using terminology the patient can associate to their disease process by…
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