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Diversity and Health Promotion

Diversity among individuals, as well as cultures, provides a challenge for nurses when it comes to delivering meaningful health promotion and illness prevention-based education.

How do teaching principles, varied learning styles (for both the nurse and her patients), and teaching methodologies impact the quality of such education? How does understanding a patient's view of health promotion and disease prevention guide you in teaching them? Provide an example.

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Every person learns a bit differently than another person. Patients in medical situations typically have higher stress levels and this makes learning even more difficult. People learn by hearing (audio), seeing (Visual) and touching (kinesthetic) or a combination of these. This must be kept in mind when trying to teach a patient something. By learning varied teaching principles and teaching ...