Write a 1500-2000 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least five (5) sources in your essay. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount.
â€¢ Explain how to assess the learning styles, critical thinking skills, and the cognitive abilities of adult learners.â€¢ Describe three factors that may affect the learnerâ€™s readiness to learn (these may be internal or external [environmental] factors). Discuss at least two strategies to remove barriers to student readiness for learningâ€¢ Select a PEM commonly distributed to clients in various healthcare settings (e.g., hospitals, physicians’ offices, clinics, home care agencies). Select one or two paragraphs from the document and include it in your paper, then Calculate the literacy level of the PEM using the Fog, SMOG, and Fry readability formulas. Draw conclusions about the appropriateness of these tools for patient education. Make suggestions for changes to lower the literacy level, as appropriate.