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Resident and Family Education

The purpose of this educational activity is to promote the delivery of quality health education to residents and family.


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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. List two (2) goals of education when teaching older adults and their families about chronic diseases.
  2. Name two (2) principles of adult learning styles.
  3. Name three (3) teaching topics to include when teaching the older adult.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about resident and family education by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.


Amy Makris RN, BSN

Amy joined Healthcare Academy in the late spring of 2022 and is currently working as the full-time assistant manager of clinical services. She has enjoyed this role and finds it fulfills her passion for research and education. Amy obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Grand Canyon University and is a Certified Hospice Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) and Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). She offers over sixteen years of nursing experience from various backgrounds including acute, long-term, and the community home health and hospice settings. She has specialized in pain and symptom management in the chronically ill and at the end-of-life. For many years Amy worked in nursing administration and education contributing to organizational, resident, and staff education and training needs. She is a dedicated patient and mental health advocate. Throughout her many years in the nursing profession, Amy understands the importance of resident and family education and hopes to contribute to making this course a valuable tool for healthcare professionals to use in practice.

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Resident and Family Education


This educational activity is for nurses to understand and apply principles of adult and older adult learning. This will promote the delivery of person-centered education that promotes quality of care, compliance, and positive outcomes.

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