CNYGEC: Aging Sensitivity and Communicating with Older Adults
Course Target Audience
- Healthcare Professionals
- Nurse Practitioners
- Primary Care Practitioners- NPs
- Registered Nurses
- Social Work
This 2014 webinar defines the four barriers to good communication with older adults: physical, cognitive, psychological, and socio-cultural. After completing this course, practitioners will know techniques to break these barriers and create effective communication with older adults.
The Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers (CNYGEC) with its partner the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing offers trainings that provide the essentials of geriatrics and gerontology. These trainings provide the participant with subject matter content information, demographic data, institutional and community care best practices, and resources.
Course Learning Objectives
After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:
- Define the 4 barrier domains to good communication with older adults: physical, cognitive, psychological, and socio-cultural barriers
- List techniques to use to break these barriers and create effective communication with older adults