Frequently Asked Questions

What are the guidelines?
A concise resource for patient education evidence-based practice for frontline health care professionals.

Who should use the guidelines?
Any health care professional who provides patient education.

Where should the guidelines be used?
In any setting where patients learn about how to achieve health care goals.

When should the guidelines be used? 
Any time patient instructions are being given such as disease information, test preparation/results, treatment, accessing care, appointments and resources.

Why should the guidelines be used?
To ensure the implementation of evidence-based patient education thereby assisting health care consumers in achieving optimal levels of health.

How do you use the guidelines? 
Follow the steps in each section of the guidelines (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) along with explanations, examples, and scripts.

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