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Communication for Nursing Assistants and Caregivers

Communication for Nursing Assistants and Caregivers

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  • 4 hours study
  • Level 1: Introductory

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    • General

      Allied healthcare workers such as nursing assistants and professional caregivers must possess the capability to communicate in a competent, cogent, effective manner in order to manage the variety of situations that arise. Healthcare workers need to be able to effectually present information such as vital signs, changes in clients' conditions, and other relevant data to coworkers and superiors on an as-needed basis. 

      In summary, communication is a fundamental aspect of working in all types of patient care environments. After all, healthcare workers must be able to solidly communicate with patients and clients regarding their needs and desires. Effective communication skills are the cornerstone of a successful career in the healthcare field. This course explores the various types of communicative techniques that nursing assistants should master.


      Patient Care Setting

  • Course learning outcomes

    By the end of this course, the learner should be able to discuss verbal, nonverbal and interpersonal communication skills needed by the entry-level nursing assistant or caregiver. 

  • Course dates:

    First Published 26/04/2020.

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  • ExpandWhat is Communication?

  • ExpandObjective Versus Subjective Information

  • ExpandCommunication and Cultural Issues

  • ExpandBarriers to Communication

  • ExpandCommunicate With Visually-Impaired Patients

  • ExpandCommunicate With Hearing-Impaired Patients

  • ExpandCommunication and Verbal Abuse

  • ExpandCommunication and Military Time

  • ExpandReferences

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  • Angela Angela

    Communication for nursing assistants and caregivers

    Angela Angela1 November 2020 10:15

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    Kimberly McCarson7 October 2020 4:10

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  • Sophia Knight

    Great!

    Sophia Knight15 September 2020 4:49

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About this course

  • 4 hours study
  • Level 1: Introductory

Ratings

5 out of 5 stars

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