Discharge teaching begins at admission.
To make this meaningful, I would add:
Discharge teaching begins at admission,
and continues with every patient or family encounter.
Discharge teaching includes assessment, teaching, and evaluation of understanding. Every time you interact with the patient or family is an opportunity to listen, teach, or coach.
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