Write a 2 page essay on Teaching strategy and rationale & media/teaching materials and rationale.
This presentation will, therefore, be based on experiences on two fronts. The first front is the experience of other nurses, that is, historical experiences, which have been accumulated in the issue of heart failure medication. The lesson will make sure that the nurses have a clear history of the issue of heart failure medication. In this case it will be necessary to highlight the various serious errors made by other nurses while giving heart failure medication. This will help in achieving point 1 above (need to know) because the nurses will appreciate the delicate nature of the matter and get the reason why it is necessary to really take this lesson in order to avoid these mistakes. The second front will be the nurses own experiences. To help them to recall their own mistakes, the nurses will be asked to reflect in the various difficulties they have had in giving the heart failure medication and other types of medication.
This is probably the centre of the andralogical theory of learning. According to Knowles (1973), adults should have a self drive, a self concept for learning. In this regard, the lesson will be decided to help the nurses not only learn from the single presentation but as a way to increase their appetite on the topic so that they can delve into the topic in depth later on their own.
Knowles (1973) also suggested that adults are most interested in learning if they believe that the knowledge will have to an immediate relevance to their live or filed of work. Definitely, the nurses will find heart failure medication lesson relevant to their lives and career.
Adults are more likely to be interested in education that is cantered towards solving a problem as opposed to just knowledge that will increase their knowledge. In this regard, it will be necessary for this lesson (presentation) to be centred