First Faculty Mentor

Kathleen Ward

Department

Nursing

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2nd Non-Empirical Undergraduate

Classification

Undergraduate (Junior)

Description

Objective: To assess if the use of humor in education helps with retention of knowledge post operatively. Design: Experimental. Setting: Northwest Kansas health Care facility Participants: Elective orthopedic patients that are 65 years and older. Methods: A group of geriatric orthopedic patients will receive perioperative education with the use of humor(cartoons) and a control group with standard perioperative education. Results/Conclusion: Pending.

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Does Humor in Patient Education Enhance Knowledge Retention

Objective: To assess if the use of humor in education helps with retention of knowledge post operatively. Design: Experimental. Setting: Northwest Kansas health Care facility Participants: Elective orthopedic patients that are 65 years and older. Methods: A group of geriatric orthopedic patients will receive perioperative education with the use of humor(cartoons) and a control group with standard perioperative education. Results/Conclusion: Pending.