Helen, a nursing student, needs to educate her client regarding the new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. The client is familiar with computers, and so Helen would like to use written tools as well as incorporate the Internet as a part of educational resources she provides during the discharge teaching process.
- What factors should Helen consider regarding the written information she provides her client?
- How can Helen best prepare her client to use the Internet as a reliable source of health-related information?
- What information concerning online support groups should Helen discuss with her client?
- Are there specific websites that Helen should provide her client?
- What do you think is the most important thing to teach your patient about online medical information? Explain.
Use a scholarly article reference as old as 5 years and up.