Journal article

Teach-back: A systematic review of implementation and impacts

Jason Talevski, Anna Wong Shee, Bodil Rasmussen, Georgie Kemp, Alison Beauchamp

PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2020

Abstract

Patients often have difficulty comprehending or recalling information given to them by their healthcare providers. Use of 'teach-back' has been shown to improve patients' knowledge and self-care abilities, however there is little guidance for healthcare services seeking to embed teach-back in their setting. This review aims to synthesize evidence about the translation of teach-back into practice including mode of delivery, use of implementation strategies and effectiveness. We searched Ovid Medline, CINAHL, Embase and The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials for studies reporting the use of teach-back as an educational intervention, published up to July 2019. Two reviewers independ..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Scholarship


Awarded by MRFF NHMRC TRIP Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

JT is supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Scholarship (1151089) and AB is supported by a MRFF NHMRC TRIP Fellowship (1150745). This work was funded in part by the Nurses Board of Victoria Legacy Limited (NBVLL) and the views expressed in this article do not represent those of the NBVLL.