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Handbook of Research on Advancing Health Education through Technology

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The Internet serves as an essential tool in promoting health awareness through the circulation of important research among the medical professional community. While digital tools and technologies have greatly improved healthcare, challenges are still prevalent among diverse populations worldwide. The Handbook of Research on Advancing Health Education through Technology presents a comprehensive discussion of health knowledge equity and the importance of the digital age in providing life-saving data for diagnosis and treatment of diverse populations with limited resources. Featuring timely, research-based chapters across a broad spectrum of topic areas including, but not limited to, online health information resources, data management and analysis, and knowledge accessibility, this publication is an essential reference source for researchers, academicians, medical professionals, and upper level students interested in the advancement and dissemination of medical knowledge.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. OBJECTIVE OF THE BOOK
    3. REFERENCES
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: The Rural Learning Challenge
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HEALTH INEQUITIES AND DISPARITIES: THE RURAL/URBAN DIVIDE
    4. ICTS, HEALTH, AND HEALTH CARE
    5. THROUGH A RURAL LENS
    6. REFLECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 2: Integrating Technology in Nurse Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DIFFERENCES IN TODAY’S TECHNOLOGIES
    4. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 3: Knowledge in Action
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FROM INK TO BYTES: THE EMERGENCE OF THE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD
    4. TECHNOLOGY AND THE PATIENT
    5. FROM INFORMATION LITERACY TO HEALTH INFORMATION LITERACY
    6. TECHNOLOGY’S IMPACT ON THE MEDICAL ENCOUNTER
    7. ENGAGING PATIENTS IN THEIR OWN CARE
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
  11. Chapter 4: Parents and Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS AND ALIGNMENT WITH RESEARCH FOR PARENTS
    4. RESEARCH ON EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
    5. MATURATIONAL DEVELOPMENTAL
    6. ESTABLISHING METRICS TO MEASURE CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    7. SUMMARY OF HEALTH AND NUTRITION TECHNOLOGY
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. APPENDIX
  12. Chapter 5: Inclusive Learning for the Rural Healthcare Professional
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE RURAL HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL
    4. COGNITION AND MOTIVATIONAL ENGAGEMENT
    5. ROLE OF THE EDUCATOR
    6. SUMMARY OF CONSIDERATIONS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 6: Are Adult Women or Men Who Use the Internet as a Health Information Resource More Health Literate?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE INTERNET AS A HEALTH INFORMATION RESOURCE BY GENDER
    4. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE INTERNET AS A RESOURCE FOR HEALTH INFORMATION AND HEALTH LITERACY
    5. PURPOSE OF THE RESEARCH
    6. MATERIAL AND METHOD
    7. PROCEDURE
    8. MEASUREMENTS
    9. STATISTICAL ANALYSES
    10. RESULTS
    11. DISCUSSION
    12. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    14. CONCLUSION
    15. REFERENCES
    16. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 7: The Role of Online Health Education Communities in Wellness and Recovery
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. THE REAL BENEFITS OF VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES
    3. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
    4. INFORMAL LEARNING
    5. SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING
    6. USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN PERSONAL HEALTH EDUCATION
    7. RESEARCH METHOD
    8. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    9. ACROSS CASE FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    10. DISCUSSION
    11. SYNTHESIS OF “DISCERNING GUIDELINES”
    12. LIMITATIONS
    13. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    14. CONCLUSION
    15. REFERENCES
    16. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 8: Narratives of Integrative Health Coaching
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND OF INTEGRATIVE HEALTH COACHING
    3. HEALTH COACHING: THE MISSING LINK IN COMPASSIONATE CARE
    4. WRITING NARRATIVES
    5. BE SMART AND SET GOALS
    6. PROMOTING POSITIVITY
    7. REWRITING A HEALTH STORY
    8. SPIRITUALITY AND HEALTH COACHING
    9. BUILDING SUCCESS
    10. COACHING AS RELATIONSHIP-BASED CARE
    11. JEN’S JOURNEY OF HEALTH COACHING
    12. COMBINING PHYSICAL THERAPY WITH HEALTH COACHING
    13. COACHING TECHNIQUES AND OBSERVATIONS
    14. FUTURE RESEARCH
    15. REFERENCES
    16. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 9: Literacy and Decision Making on Health Issues among Married Women in Southwest Nigeria
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. PRELIMINARIES
    3. THE SURVEY
    4. DATA ANALYSIS
    5. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 10: Turning PAGES with Health Coaching and Family Involvement
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. DESIGNING PAGES
    3. THE PAGES FAMILY COACHING PROGRAM
    4. DESIGNING A CURRICULUM OF FAMILY INVOLVEMENT
    5. PRACTICING PATIENCE: TRUSTING FIRST IMPRESSIONS
    6. ACCEPTING THE PRESENT: FINDING VOICE THROUGH WRITING
    7. GATHERING INFORMATION: TEACHERS SET THE TONE
    8. ENCOURAGEMENT: WRITING WITH PASSION
    9. SELF-CARE: THE PERFECT PROCESS OF IMPERFECT WRITING
    10. WRITING THE NEXT CHAPTER IN THE HEALING JOURNEY
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 11: Diversifying Clinical Research Participants
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. INDIVIDUAL PERSPECTIVES (POTENTIAL PARTICIPANTS)
    5. RESEARCH TEAM-CENTERED STRATEGIES
    6. E-LEARNING IN TRAINING AND RECRUITMENT
    7. RECRUITMENT OF PARTICIPANTS
    8. PARTICIPANT-CENTERED STRATEGIES
    9. LESSONS FROM PREVIOUS RECRUITMENT RESEARCH
    10. FUTURE TRENDS
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
  19. Chapter 12: Health Information Technology and Change
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, AND PROBLEMS
    5. UNDERSTANDING THE LEGAL SYSTEM AS IT RELATES TO CHANGE IN HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS AND HIT
    6. OVERVIEW OF CURRENT CHANGES
    7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. FURTHER RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 13: Flavonoids
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FLAVONOIDS AND DIABETES
    4. TARGETS OF FLAVONOIDS FOR ANTI-DIABETIC POTENTIAL
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. APPENDIX: FIGURES AND TABLES
  21. Chapter 14: Physical Health Promotion through Modern Technologies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. PHYSICAL HEALTH PROMOTION
    4. 3. ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES: SOLUTIONS TO RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. 4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 15: Mental Activity and the Act of Learning in the Digital Age
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEFINING MENTAL ACTIVITY AND LEARNING
    4. BRIEF HISTORY OF THE STUDY OF MENTAL ACTIVITY
    5. THE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF MENTAL ACTIVITY (THE BRAIN)
    6. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MENTAL ACTIVITY
    7. PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING
    8. TWO RELATED ARTIFACTS FOUND IN THEORIES OF MENTAL ACTIVITY AND LEARNING
    9. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
    10. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 16: Emerging Role of Technology in Health Education for Youth
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CURRENT STATE OF YOUTH HEALTH EDUCATION
    4. USE OF TECHNOLOGY BY YOUTH FOR HEALTH EDUCATION
    5. YOUTH AWARENESS OF DIGITAL SERVICES/PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH EDUCATION
    6. PRACTICAL/MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  24. Chapter 17: An Education Driven Model for Non-Communicable Diseases Care
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. UDUCTOR MODEL
    5. 4. CHRONICDUCTOR
    6. 5. CHRONICPREDICTION MODEL
    7. 6. IMPLEMENTATION ASPECTS
    8. 7. EVALUATION PROCESS DESCRIPTION
    9. 8. FUTURE WORKS
    10. 9. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. ENDNOTES
  25. Chapter 18: Principles of Instructional Design for E-Learning and Online Learning Practices
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TEACHING AT UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE LEVEL
    4. PRINCIPLES OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN IN VIRTUAL SETTINGS
    5. ANALYSIS OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN ELEMENTS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. APPENDIX
  26. Chapter 19: An Intelligent and Secure Framework for Wireless Information Technology in Healthcare for User and Data Classification in Hospitals
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RFID PATIENT SCENARIO
    4. 3. INTELLIGENT AND MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS
    5. 4. RFID DESCRIPTION
    6. 5. CLASSIFICATION OF USER AND DATA FOR OPERATION/TRANSACTION CONTROL
    7. 6. SECURE RFID DATA TRANSMISSION IN HOSPITAL
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  27. Chapter 20: Assessing Online Courses in Health Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEFINITION AND HISTORY
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND CONCEPTUAL MODEL
    5. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE: WORLDWIDE CONDITION OF HEALTH EDUCATION USING TECHNOLOGY
    6. RATIONALE FOR ADVANCING HEALTH EDUCATION USING TECHNOLOGY
    7. CHALLENGES POSED BY HEALTH EDUCATION USING TECHNOLOGY
    8. DISCUSSION
    9. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  28. Compilation of References
  29. About the Contributors