The Patient Education and Its Strategy in Physical Therapy

물리치료에서 효율적인 환자교육과 전략

  • Won, Jong-Im (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Daewon Science College)
  • 원종임 (대원과학대학 물리치료과)
  • Published : 2005.02.19


Patient education is one of the most important roles of a physical therapist. Physical therapists have to teach and provide information about illness, instruct for home exercise, and give advice relating to correct posture and daily activities et al. For an efficient education some strategies are required. The purpose of this article is to review general learning methods, to introduce elements that influence the procedure of patient education and learning, and to plan an education strategy.