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Talking With Your Older Patients

Course #: 05-526

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Price: $20.00

Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the state in which you're licensed. See Below.

  • District Of Columbia Board of Nursing: 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing: 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board Of Nursing Home Administrators: 1.00 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 1.25 Hours
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Course Description

NAB Approval Number: 20200801-1.25-A55885-DL

CEU Course Description

Good communication between the patient and the nursing home administrator is an important part of the healing process.  The goal of this CEU course is to introduce and/or reinforce communication skills essential for caring for older patients and working with their families by providing practical techniques and approaches.

 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Enumerate research-proven benefits of effective communication with the patient.
  2. Investigate respectful and effective ways for a nursing home administrator to communicate with older patients.
  3. Examine tips to make it easier to communicate with a person who has lost some hearing.
  4. Scrutinize what a nursing home administrator should do when discussing end of life and advanced directives.
  5. Describe a good way to ensure that the patient understands what is being said.

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