Cultural and Linguistic Competence for Today’s Healthcare Professionals, Part 4 - RT401-60

Cultural and Linguistic Competence for Today’s Healthcare Professionals, Part 4

Effective Communication With Limited-English-Proficient Patients

by Mary Curry Narayan, MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, CTN
RT401-60
(4.4 / 343 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Respiratory Therapy (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Summary:

Healthcare providers must communicate effectively with limited English-proficient patients to ensure patient safety and quality of care. They must be able to comply with government regulations, meet accreditation standards and provide evidence-based care. Providers also need to know how to use interpreters and evaluate who is an appropriate interpreter to provide linguistically appropriate care.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to improve the ability of nurses, dietitians, dietary managers, health educators, laboratory professionals, occupational therapists, radiologic technologists, respiratory therapists, and social workers 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.
 
Respiratory therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
 
This program has been approved for 1 contact hour of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. AARC Sponsor ID: 9514012. This is a non-traditional course.  This CE course is approved from 9/25/2016 to 9/25/2018.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).
 
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.

Course Originally Released on: 1/17/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/10/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/25/2018

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias. There is no commercial or in-kind support provided for this online educational activity.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module. For successful completion of this course, learners must read the course, and complete a posttest and evaluation survey.

This CE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The approval status for this educational activity, granted by the AARC, does not expressly or implicitly confer AARC endorsement of the activity’s content.

 

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lora d - stockton, CA  ·  Oct 07, 2015
It met my objectives, & I learned something new
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MARIE C - Philadelphia, PA  ·  Jul 04, 2015
very instructive.the course provides information on how to use an interpreter when you can only speak your own language back home ,someone will always there to represent you.
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KIMBERLY L - MERRILLAN, WI  ·  Jun 28, 2015
EXCELLENT INFORMATION
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Robertino B - torrance, CA  ·  Jun 24, 2015
informative and helpful
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Brett C - St. Paul, MN  ·  Jun 17, 2015
The course was informative and relevant to my job.
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