This course will introduce a new tool, a communication care plan, as a person-centered approach to facilitate communication between certified nursing assistants, therapists, and residents in long-term care facilities, and enhance treatment carryover into daily care. Participants will learn how to develop a communication care plan, write treatment goals associated with the plan, and understand the importance of providing professional support for certified nursing assistants.
Course created on November 2, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the communication environment between nursing staff, therapists, and residents in long-term care facilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the procedures for creating and implementing communication care plans as a component of a resident's plan of care.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least two positive outcomes related to supporting certified nursing assistants in long-term care facilities.
|5-15 Minutes||Life as a resident in long-term care|
|15-20 Minutes||How the speech-language pathologist trains certified nursing assistants|
|20-30 Minutes||Development of communication care plans|
|30-40 Minutes||Implementing communication care plans and supporting certified nursing assistants|
|40-50 Minutes||Writing goals with communication care plans|
|50-55 Minutes||Implementing communication care plans with high productivity demands|
|55-75 Minutes||Examples of communication care plans|
|75-85 Minutes||Participants create a communication care plan|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Christen Guffey Page, PhD, CCC-SLP
Christen Guffey Page is a speech-language pathologist who has been practicing speech therapy for 11 years. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2005 and received her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Kentucky in 2015. The majority of her clinical experience is in adult rehabilitation in a variety of settings including inpatient & outpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities. Her research interests include interprofessional education, qualitative research, and quality of life for residents in long-term care facilities.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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