Nursing & Patient Education: Purpose, Assumptions & Topics


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Which of the following is NOT a major health topic nurses educate clients about?

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1. Which of the following is/are an important assumption adult learning?

2. When it comes to client education, your job as a nurse and teacher is to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to check your knowledge of nursing and patient education. The purpose of patient or client education and the topics it covers are some of the questions you'll see on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help test your knowledge of:

  • An important assumption regarding adult learning
  • Major health topic(s) nurses educate clients about
  • Reasons for educating a client
  • Important parts of client education that help patients achieve the best state of health possible
  • Role of a nurse in regards to client education

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on patient education functions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about reasons for educating a client
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about an important assumption about adult learning and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Cover more details by working through the lesson called Nursing & Patient Education: Purpose, Assumptions & Topics. This lesson is helpful in letting you review more about:

  • Why patient education exists
  • What nurses need to focus on when educating patients
  • Information that patients need to concern themselves with