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Cultural and Linguistic Competence for Today’s Healthcare Professionals, Part 4 - AH401-60
Cultural and Linguistic Competence for Today’s Healthcare Professionals, Part 4
Effective Communication With Limited-English-Proficient Patients

AH401-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Suzanne Salimbene, PhD and Laina M. Gerace, RN, PhD and Mary Narayan, MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, COS-C
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The goal of this continuing education program is to improve nurses, dietitians', EMTs'/paramedics', health educators', laboratory professionals', occupational therapists', physicians', radiologic technologists', respiratory therapists' and social workers’ ability to provide quality care and better outcomes for patients who have limited English proficiency. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the importance of linguistically appropriate services for LEP patients
  • Identify regulatory, accreditation and evidence-based standards related to LEP patients and linguistic services
  • Describe strategies for effectively communicating with LEP patients

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, EMTs/paramedics, health educators, laboratory professionals, occupational therapists, physicians, radiologic technologists, respiratory therapists and social workers.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/31/2016

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