Communication with Cognitively Impaired Clients (CNA003)

Certified Nursing Assistant


Description

Individuals with cognitive impairment struggle with difficulties in communication. One of the most important and satisfying jobs for a CNA can be the opportunity to work with clients who have cognitive impairments and assisting them in overcoming these daily struggles. This population often resides in the long-term care facility. They rely on caring, supportive competent professionals who can treat them with dignity and respect. This course will teach you the principles needed to effectively and competently care for this patient population.

Content
  • Objectives
  • Communication with Cognitively Impaired Clients
  • What is Cognitive Impairment
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Sundown Syndrome
  • Pain
  • Communication Tips
  • Communication with Cognitively Impaired Clients Post Test
  • Communication with Cognitively Impaired Clients Post Course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years