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What are the purposes for client teaching?

Patient right to be informed
Patient right to participate in decision making regarding health
Legal and professional responsibility


What is the purpose of client teaching according to ANA?

Identifies client teaching as an independent nursing function


Purpose of client teaching according to JC?

Sets guidelines and standards for client teaching


What is the purpose of empowerment?

Encourage independence/autonomy
Allows for informed choices
Improves quality of life
Decreases hospital admissions