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Patients need to take a proactive role in their own health care. This means they need to comprehend their health status and work to stabilize and prevent or minimize complications from any chronic illnesses. Patient education needs to be comprehensive and easily understood.
Choosing effective patient education materials. Respect the patient\'s limits. Offer the patient only the amount of information they can handle at one time. Organize the information for easier comprehension. Be aware that you may need to adjust your education plan based on the patient\'s health status and environmental factors.
The tool consists of a lesson plan, pre and post assessment test, a worksheet and activities. A patient educational tool health center staff can customize and share with agricultural workers when conducting outreach on mental health services to help prepare them for their initial mental health appointment.