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Communicating With Patients Who Are Cognitively Impaired

Communicating With Patients Who Are Cognitively Impaired (961)
This course combines video and written information to discuss communicating with patients who have Dementia and other cognitive disabilities. Communicating is vital for maintaining quality of life and preserving a sense of identity; and cognitively impaired individuals have difficulty with that. This course takes a look at the different types of cognitive impairment, while recognizing and identifying a patient's communication issues and possible solutions.
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Course FormatDelivery MethodPrice 
Online - Complete Course
Course is available online IMMEDIATELY after purchase
Reading material is presented in a PDF or PowerPoint format
One copy of the reading material can be printed out or saved
Quiz answers are entered online & graded immediately
YOU print your certificate from your Course History
Online$14.00Add to Cart
At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Recognize the difficulties of communicating with a person with dementia.
  • Identify the factors that may affect a person with dementias ability to communicate.
  • Indicate how to adjust your approach in communicating with a person with dementia.
  • Determine how body language affects a person's communication.
  • Describe the importance of social groups for a person with dementia.
  • Identify common communication problems in dementia residents and learn interventions for each problem.

Provider #: 50-2256
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Course #: 20-969096
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 Medcom, Inc
 Certified Nursing Assistant
 Patient Care
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