Card Set Information
Why is it important that we know how to do research?
As a respiratory therapist, one of our main responsibilities is to actively maintain and continually improve our professional competence
A key skill requried to substain this ethic is the ability to find the data requried to make informed decisions about best practice
Organization of research paper!
How to go about readinga research paper interms of saving time!
Read the abstract
The knowledge needed to succeed
Easiest to translate into objectives
Facts, concepts we want the patient to know
Examples of congnitive domain!
List the indications for oxygen therapy
Explain the relationship between oxygen and compustion
The skills needed to be successful
Requries repetition and active involvement
Examples of phychomotor domain!
Observe the proper way to administer a MDI
Demonstrate the ability to assemble the
MDI and spacer
The attitudes needed to succeed
Listen to patients concern
Examples of affective domain!
Verbalize willingness to use MDI
Feel satifaction by controlling the disease
The purpose of assessing learning!
Need to determine if learning took place
Also so the teacher can improve in teaching
Assessment tools that are important in patient education!
Ask questions alone the way
Have rich experiences
Learn for the preseent
Learn more slowly
Directed by others
Learn for the future
Barriers to learning!
How to teach patients with low literacy!
Focus on core knowledge
Be short specific
Put most important imformation first or last
Use visual cues
Disease can occur at three levels: Primarly, secondary, and tertiary!
1) Prevention (Immunizations)
2) Early detection ( PAP smears)
3) Minimize accelerations of the disease ( Pulmonary rehabilitation)
Promblem centered learning
Patients tent to learn by doing
Usually does not cause a change in behavior
Highest level of evidence in regards to research!
Multiple well designed randomized clinicals trials
Lowest level of research in regards to research!
Clinicals situations or case study
What is the most successful approach to tobacco sensation?
Combining counseling and medications
Forms of nicitone replacement that's
The five A's of tobacco cessation! For a patient willing to quit!
ASK about tobacco use
ADVISE to quit
ASSESS willingness to make a quit attempt
ASSIST in quit attempt
ARRANGE in follow up
The five R's for a patient not willing to quit tobacco use!
Motivational interviewing for a patient not ready to quit!
Roll with resistance
support self effiancy
The characteristic of addiction!
Three or more of the following:
Proccupatioj with getting tobacco
Difficulty with controlling intake
Persistant, even eith healt problems
An effective smoking cessation treatment that patients should be encouraged to use
Bupropion SR / XL (Zyban)
Evaluations of rehabilitations program outcomes!
Changes in exercise tolerance
Before and after 6 minute walk
Before and after exercise stress test
Peformance on specific exercises
Changes in symptoms
The benefits of physical recondition!
Increases energy demand
Increases exercise tolerance
Decrease in symptoms
Contraindications for pulmonary rehabilitation!
Cardiovascular instability requring caradic monitoring
Malignant neoplasms involving the respiratory system
Patients with sever arthritis or neuromuscular abnormalities