Mr.Parag Vora

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This presentation is by Mr.Parag Vora at the Putting Patients First Conference on 20th Oct,10. Topic "Producing patient educational material in India". HELP is the world's largest the worlds largest free patient education library - www.healthlibrary.com

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Mr.Parag Vora

  1. 1. Producing Patient Education Material Putting Patients First Conference
  2. 2. “You tell me something and I'll forget it You teach me something and I will learn it You involve me in something & I'll remember it.. Forever…”
  3. 3. Putting Patients First Conference, 2010 Why Patient EducationWhy Patient Education • Informed Decision • Develops positive approach • Helps patients to take timely decision • Increases patient confidence • Decrease treatment complications • Less chances of medico-legal issues • Promotes healthy living • Increases adherence to treatment
  4. 4. Putting Patients First Conference, 2010 Objectives of producing goodObjectives of producing good Patient Education MaterialPatient Education Material • Adaptation • Create knowledge sharing environment • Involve patients for self evaluation • Provide motivation • Make patients health conscious
  5. 5. Putting Patients First Conference, 2010 • Language barriers • Lack of support system • Less active involvement of doctor • Biased opinion • Low literacy and comprehension skills • Denial of patient’s personal responsibility Barriers in producing goodBarriers in producing good Patient Education MaterialPatient Education Material
  6. 6. Putting Patients First Conference, 2010 Ideal ChannelsIdeal Channels • Physicians’ clinics • Hospitals’ waiting areas • Consulting rooms • Healthcare centers • Public hospitals • Public information Kiosks
  7. 7. Putting Patients First Conference, 2010 Various Patient Education MediaVarious Patient Education Media • Print – Pamphlets, leaflets, Flip charts, Teaching boards, posters • Videotapes • CD / DVD • Internet • Touch screen Kiosk • Broadcast • Mobile • Social discussion
  8. 8. THANK YOU www.peasonline.com

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