Communication Concepts for CNAs
Author: Olympia Resol:RN, MPH, CRNI, CARN
Current Accreditation: California Board of Registered Nursing – 4.00 Hours – Reference number: #15273 / California Department of Public Health (CDPH) – 4.00 Hours – Reference number: #7039
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If you need practice communicating with your elderly patients, this is the course for you!
This Study Module reviews basics of communication and interpersonal relationships necessary to provide a therapeutic environment for the Elderly. There is a specifc section on care of the patient with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease.
Strategies and interventions used to handle problems in this patient population will be discussed and practiced. This will aid a healthcare provider in handling and communicating with an Elderly patient.