Welcome to Patient Education Counts

Patient education is a process that prepares people to actively participate in managing their health and illness. Effective patient education requires that health care providers are competent in the teaching learning process. To achieve this, health care providers must be knowledgeable about how people learn and make changes to improve their health. Patient Education Counts provides resources that can assist health care providers effectively engage in helping people learn.


Our Mission

Our Mission is to promote the practice of patient education by providing resources that help health care providers acquire the knowledge and skills needed to effectively participate in the teaching learning process.


Your Skills

The content on the Assess Your Skills page is intended to encourage you to participate. We plan to change these 
self-assessment resources from time-to-time so check back often. Your response to these Yes/No questions can be a source of encouragement and can help you to identify areas of patient education that you can explore further. Stay tuned!


Check out these resources!

  • Acquire knowledge and develop skills to effectively provide education.
  • Assess what you know about diabetes and practice answering multiple choice questions.






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The Power of Education

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

- George Washington Carver

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

- Will Durant

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows

- Sydney J. Harris