Patients in the video describe hiding their lack of health literacy from their providers due to shame. Describe a way that you can develop a “shame-free” attitude in your practice when teaching patients?
What is informed consent? Are the consents that patients sign at a 5th grade reading level? Do patients truly understand the risks benefits?
Do you consider health literacy when providing discharge instructions? Explain how the materials used for discharge teaching might be improved upon?
Guidelines for Discussion
Your response should consist of complete sentences and should be at least one complete paragraph. Support your answers with descriptions and examples to clarify your meaning. Substantiate your answers with a reference using APA format for citations
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