Health Educator Course Content
From Bird's Eye View Book
Module 2: The Nuts and Bolts
of Patient Centred Care
Lesson Plan 2: K.I.D.S. – A Way to Demonstrate Respect
Students will be able to recite the meaning of the acronym K.I.D.S. and explain how taking these simple steps when entering a patient's room demonstrates respect.
Read the essay Explaining K.I.D.S.: Four easy steps to demonstrate respect by Sue Robins.
Watch the video starring Aaron Waddingham about the acronym K.I.D.S. (see above).
Check out the Supplemental Reading (see below).
Discuss as a group, or write your thoughts down, about how each of the steps in the K.I.D.S. acronym demonstrates respect to patients. What are some of the barriers to use K.I.D.S.? Consider the benefits to you to use K.I.D.S. in your own practice.
Commit to using K.I.D.S in all clinical settings - with kids AND adults!
1. Dr. Kate Granger's #hellomynameis campaign website.
It doesn't matter which acronym you choose to use; the concepts are the same!
Bird’s Eye View: Stories of a life lived in health care by Sue Robins
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