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Health Literacy for Interprofessional Education (IPE) eToolkit

Overview

Teach Back is an evidence-based and highly effective communication technique to promote patient understanding, when used correctly in the clinical setting. Studies show that most patients retain very little of the information shared during a clinical encounter. Teach Back helps patients solidify the steps they need to take for good self-care. Teach back is also known by other names such as "Show Me"; "Ask Tell Ask" and "Chunk and Check." Let's hardwire the teach back technique for the next generation of healthcare practitioners to promote patient understanding and action.

Articles

Interactive Tutorials on the Teach Back Method

Teach Back Videos