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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.
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I had difficulty often in securing a satisfactory teacher. Sometimes, after I had secured some one to teach me at night, I would find, much to my disappointment, that the teacher knew but little more than I did.
As fast as any kind of teachers could be secured, not only were day-schools filled, but night-schools as well.
A deep hum of applause rose not only from the two teachers, but from all the pupils, who were equally astonished to hear Miss Monflathers improvising after this brilliant style; for although she had been long known as a politician, she had never appeared before as an original poet.
'I wonder that you presume to speak of impulses to me'--both the teachers assented--
Socrates returns to the consideration of the question 'whether virtue is teachable,' which was denied on the ground that there are no teachers of it: (for the Sophists are bad teachers, and the rest of the world do not profess to teach).
'If there is knowledge, there must be teachers; and where are the teachers?' There is no knowledge in the higher sense of systematic, connected, reasoned knowledge, such as may one day be attained, and such as Plato himself seems to see in some far off vision of a single science.
The upper teachers now punctually resumed their posts: but still, all seemed to wait.
The superintendent of Lowood (for such was this lady) having taken her seat before a pair of globes placed on one of the tables, summoned the first class round her, and commenced giving a lesson on geography; the lower classes were called by the teachers: repetitions in history, grammar, &c., went on for an hour; writing and arithmetic succeeded, and music lessons were given by Miss Temple to some of the elder girls.
And now have patience with me and answer me yet one more question, best of Teachers! Those who have thus appeared -- no one knows whence -- and have returned -- no one knows whither -- have they also contracted their sections and vanished somehow into that more Spacious Space, whither I now entreat you to conduct me?
On other evenings when he had waited he had not been able to see, through the little hole in the glass, any part of the school teacher's room except that occupied by her bed.
I therefore put him in the hands of an intelligent teacher, nothing doubting of his rapid progress.'
You need the skilled teachers, the specialists in the art of imparting knowledge."