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.
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.
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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