Education for Healthcare Professionals Practice Study
Added on - 21 Apr 2020
Running head: EDUCATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PRACTICEEDUCATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PRACTICEName of the Student:Name of the University:Author Note:
EDUCATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE1Learning theories act as a guide for the clinical training for nurses, clinical staffs anddoctors. The teachers by acquiring the knowledge can effectively teach an individual or a patientdepending on the situation. There are several theories associated with learning theories are socialcognitive learning theory, behavioral theory, constructive theory, social learning theory.Understanding learning theory is a major part of the educational psychology, which helps theteachers to provide the best possible learning environment. Theories of learning provide thenecessary structure and framework of teaching which is based on certain principles. Theeducational psychologists examined the various findings from experiments and inferred thatlearning theories are not only applicable to education but also when the different types oflearning theories are paired together can yield better learning experiences (Aliakbari et al., 2015).The Type 1 diabetes is a condition where the body's own immune system destroys thebeta cells of the pancreas. Thus, the insulin production gets inhibited. Similar to the type 1diabetes, the immune system does not damage the beta cells of the pancreas, instead, the insulinproduction gets hampered due to disease and injury to the pancreas (Atkinson, Eisenbarth &Michels, 2014).The client here is a 45-year aged male, named Alex Chan. He is a master in science,professionally a professor in a science college earning 5000 Singapore dollars. He is a quiteinfluential person in the community where he lives. Recently, Mr. Chen has been diagnosed withType 1 diabetes, for which he was provided with health education. Mr. Chan is an affluentperson was able to afford the costs of nursing service, hence Mr. Chan’s home was selected as ateaching environment where an experienced nurse will provide him with the necessary diabeticeducation.