The teaching strategies offered in this section are guidelines for faculty to develop encounters with persons with disabilities and incorporate all or some of the ACES Knowledge Domains and Essential Nursing Actions into student learning experiences. Adapted ACE-D Knowledge Domains and Essential Nursing Actions are tailored to ensure improved learning outcomes for persons with disabilities.
Persons with Disabilities Teaching Strategies
While more than 60 million people in the US are living with some type of disability, there remains very little in the way of education about this population in schools of nursing. Health care providers are faced with a complex environment in which to care for patients. This series of teaching strategies is designed to help students become more proficient in understanding disability as well as caring for persons with disabilities, across the lifespan and in varied settings.