Trends in Nursing Education Patient education allows nurses to facilitate self-care in the management of chronic diseases and to enable patients to gain an understanding of the disease process and improve compliance with management strategies and medications. Recent technological advances allow nurses to utilize the internet and multi-media tools to provide patient education that can meet the diverse learning needs and accommodate different learning styles in a patient population. The purpose of this paper is to describe the current trends in nursing education. In this paper the use of technology including web-portals, digital versatile discs (DVDs) and on-demand videos in nursing education will be described. Effective patient education is...The end:
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