Caregiver Education and Training: Learning Preferences of Informal Caregivers of Adult Care Recipients

Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2021 Aug 1;25(4):483-487. doi: 10.1188/21.CJON.483-487.


Oncology nurses play a key role in supporting caregivers through education and training in both inpatient and outpatient settings. This article describes the learning preferences of informal caregivers of adult care recipients. Caregiver respondents preferred multiple training methods, with most endorsing in-person instruction, online video instruction, and reading materials.

Keywords: caregivers; education; learning preferences; oncology nurses; training.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Caregivers*
  • Health Education*
  • Humans
  • Inpatients