Taking care of adults who are hard of hearing can be challenging for professionals. Individuals’ hearing loss may limit their activities or prevent them from fully participating. The good news is that small changes in daily care can improve their quality of life. This course will assist you in making simple changes and being more inclusive in your care for an adult who is hard of hearing.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.7500 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2236612
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Understanding the Impact
Hearing Loss and Deafness
Section 3: Encouraging Social Activities
Additional Communication Tips
Section 4: Helping with Everyday Activities
Home and Travel
Section 5: Conclusion
Stephanie has over 17 years of clinical and teaching experience. Her areas of expertise are in neonatal intensive care, general pediatrics, home health, and children with medical complexities. She earned her Master's in nursing from Chamberlain University in 2022. Her professional practice is guided by Jean Watson's philosophy that, "Caring is the essence of nursing."Disclosure: Stephanie Whitfield, MSN, RN, CPN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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