1. Explain the need for education to patient.
  2. Make patient comfortable either sitting or lying down.
  3. Sit comfortably on a chair by patient’s side.
  4. Ensure enabling and relaxed environment to maintain privacy and individuality of patient.
  5. Find patient’s level or awareness of condition.
  6. Build on what the patient knows with scientific data of condition in a language that patient understands.
  7. Explain to patient the rationale for treatment and possible outcome.
  8. Ensure patient understands the teaching and co-operates with health team.
  9. Allow patient to ask questions for clarification.
  10. Provide patient with clear simple pamphlets if available.
  11. Thank patient and document education.