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teaching

 [tēch´ing]
the imparting of knowledge; see education (def. 1).
a nursing intervention in the nursing minimum data set; individual or group instruction designed (a) to provide information about disease processes, injuries, other health-related events, or health promotion practices, or (b) to facilitate development of skills for coping with special care requirements, limitations, or restrictions in health status.
disease process teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient to understand information related to a specific disease process.
group teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the development, implementation, and evaluation of a patient teaching program for a group of individuals experiencing the same health condition.
health teaching, guidance, and counseling in the omaha system, on the third level of the intervention scheme, an intervention defined as nursing activities that include giving information, anticipating client problems, encouraging client action and responsibility for self-care and coping, and assisting with decision-making and problem-solving; overlapping concepts that occur on a continuum with the variation due to the client's self-direction capabilities.
individual teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a teaching program designed to address a patient's particular needs.
teaching: infant nutrition in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as instruction on nutrition and feeding practices during the first year of life.
teaching: infant safety in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as instruction on safety during the first year of life.
preoperative teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient to understand and mentally prepare for surgery and the postoperative recovery period.
prescribed activity/exercise teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing a patient to achieve and/or maintain a prescribed level of activity.
prescribed diet teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing a patient to correctly follow a prescribed diet.
prescribed medication teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing a patient to safely take prescribed medications and monitor for their side effects.
procedure/treatment teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing a patient to understand and mentally prepare for a prescribed procedure or treatment.
psychomotor skill teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing a patient to perform a psychomotor skill.
safe sex teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing instruction concerning sexual protection during sexual activity.
sexuality teaching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting individuals to understand physical and psychosocial dimensions of sexual growth and development.
teaching: toddler nutrition in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as instruction on nutrition and feeding practices during the second and third years of life.
teaching: toddler safety in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as instruction on safety during the second and third years of life.

teach·ing

(tēch'ing)
nursing Intentional act of providing information and instruction to learner(s) based on identified learning needs; to maintain or improve knowledge, skill, value, or attitude.