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Patient-Provider Communication Before, During, and After the COVID-19 Pandemic (PD102549)

Presenter(s): Jessica E Gormley, PhD, CCC-SLP; Stephanie J Scibilia, MS, CCC-SLP
Course Description

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a long-standing imperative to address patient-provider communication and inequities in health care settings. This session explores the barriers to effective patient-provider communication and shares potential solutions to these challenges. The speakers discuss the landscape of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) at health care institutions and highlight the need for collaboration, emergency preparedness, and future-oriented planning.

This course is a recorded session from the "2022 ASHA Health Care Summit: Grand Rounds in COVID-19 Rehab" online conference.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of and barriers to supporting patient-provider communication in your health care setting that have been highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic 
  • Describe common low-tech solutions to improve patient-provider communication 
  • Identify needs for development and implementation of tools in your health care setting

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: June 2022
End date: August 18, 2027

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by August 18, 2027.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102549
Available Through: August 18, 2027