Foundations Module 2.6 Communication Ability

This course includes one recorded video. You will need to review all of this course content, then receive a 70% or higher passing grade on a quiz, and lastly complete an evaluation to receive your certificate and complete this course. You will have access to this course for 1 year, starting on the purchase date.

Effective communication is challenging for many rehabilitation patients. This program provides comprehensive education around communication, including common communication deficits specific to rehab patients, along with effective techniques/interventions to include tools and devices commonly used to facilitate communication.

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Learning Objectives

  • Define normal communication processes 
  • Describe typical communication deficits for selected disorders 
  • Discuss interventions for facilitating communication for persons with aphasia 
  • Differentiate apraxia/dysarthria from aphasia 
  • Describe compensatory techniques
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 CNE
    ANCC The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Publication date: 
03/15/2021
Purchase deadline: 
07/02/2024
Member cost:
$18.00
Non-member cost:
$27.00
Cost:
$27.00
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Tonisha J. Melvin (Toni), DNP, CRRN, NP-C has been a Nurse Practitioner at Charlie Norwood Medical Center (CNVAMC) since 2014. She has been employed with CNVAMC since March 2009, starting as a registered nurse. Dr. Melvin is also an independent contractor with Optum House Calls/United Health Care. She volunteers her time to do community health screenings annually. Recently she began participating in preventing obesity as a leader for change in obesity for adults.

Dr. Melvin has supported many local, state, and national legislative campaigns to support nurse-patient ratios, efficient RN staffing, and RN rights. She effectively manages working in these highly competitive and rewarding areas of her work, her community, and many different leadership nursing volunteer endeavors. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Georgia Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi, and Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. Dr. Melvin is a contributing author of The Charge Nurse Leader Program Builder: A Competency-Based Approach for Developing Frontline Leaders, published in 2015. 

Presence or absence of conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content: No conflict of interest exists for any individual in a position to control the content of this educational activity.

Notice of requirements to receive contact hours:

0.75 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded for individuals who participate in the full activity and complete the post-evaluation for the activity. The ability to view or accept credit for this product expires on 7/2/2024.

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 CNE
    ANCC The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Price

Member cost:
$18.00
Non-member cost:
$27.00
Cost:
$27.00
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