Cultural and Linguistic Competence for Today’s Healthcare Professionals - SLPA2069

Cultural and Linguistic Competence for Today’s Healthcare Professionals

Effective Communication with Limited-English-Proficient Patients

by Sherri Tennant and Mary Curry Narayan, MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, CTN-A
SLPA2069
(4.6 / 5 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Audiology/SLP (0.10 CEU)

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Price: $12.00
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Summary:

Healthcare providers, including speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and audiologists (AUDs), must communicate effectively with patients who are limited English-proficient (LEP) 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 give speech-language pathologists and audiologists the ability to provide quality care and better outcomes for patients who are limited English-proficient (LEP). 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
 
The course is intended for speech-language pathologists and audiologists
 
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This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate, Professional area).
 
Disclosures:
Sherri Tennant M.S., CCC-SLP, is a clinical faculty at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her background includes years of work with culturally diverse populations, and she continues to serve culturally diverse individuals at CU-Boulder and in her private practice.
Disclosure: Ms. Tennant has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that related to this education activity.
 
Mary Curry Narayan, MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, CTN-A is a clinical nurse specialist in home health nursing and is a certified transcultural nurse-advanced. She provides consulting and education services in cross-cultural healthcare.
Disclosure: Ms. Narayan has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that related to this education activity.

Course Originally Released on: 4/1/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/11/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/30/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Gregory S - Land O' Lakes, FL  ·  Apr 03, 2020
Excellent course, I thought I knew it all, however, many of the official Office of Civil Rights and CLAS standards were informative
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Dave S - Livingston, TX  ·  Dec 26, 2019
Helpful information was provided regarding rights of LEP patients and the importance of quality interpreting service to patient outcomes.
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James B - Tallahassee, FL  ·  Dec 11, 2019
nothing further to add
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