Week 1 DB: Barriers to Effective Teaching
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Consider when you may need to fill the role of educator while caring for your patients. What are the three (3) greatest barriers (other than time) to effective teaching in any type of healthcare setting (or yours specifically if you are currently practicing in healthcare)? What strategies do you recommend to overcome these indicated barriers?
Here are some barriers noted by health educators. Please feel free to use three of these or any other that impacts your role as educator.
Lack of: teaching tools; new scientific sources; good education environment; tendency for patient leaning; common language and culture for communication
Existence of: shame for learning; anxiety; frequent shift rotation