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NSG 317 (Hamilton): Staff Training and Patient Education

Patient Education Resources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Guide to Patient Engagement
The resources on this page help health care professionals educate and engage their patients in their care.

AHRQ Assessment Tool for Patient Education Print and Audiovisual Materials 
This tool guides you through scoring a print or A/V patient education item to gauge its understandability and actionability.

Consumer Health Complete

  • Enter your topic.
  • On the left-hand side of the results list, click the box next to "Fact Sheets & Pamphlets".

Medline Plus's Guide to Choosing Effective Patient Education Materials

Medline Plus Videos and Tools
These videos, interactive questionnaires, and games provided by MEDLINE can be used as patient education materials.

Staff Training Resources

Evidence-Based Care Sheets in CINAHL

1. Click on "Evidence-Based Care Sheets" in the blue bar at the top of the page.

screenshot of how to search for evidence-based care sheets


2. Browse the list for your topic or type your topic in the search box (red arrow in picture below) and click "Browse" (blue arrow in picture below). Then check the box next to all of the care sheets you would like to view (yellow arrows in picture below). Then click "Search" (green arrow in picture below).

screenshot depicting instructions outlined above