Making Patient Education Communicatively Accessible

Title: Making Patient Education Communicatively Accessible
Date: Mon, Nov 25, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

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Meeting Description:
When health information is presented and discussed with patients who have normal communication abilities, the evidence indicates that this information is often poorly understood and if it is understood, it is often forgotten. The Teach-Back Method is an evidence-based strategy that can improve knowledge transfer between health-care practitioners and patients. In this webinar, The Teach-Back Method will be explored and adaptations using SCA™ will be demonstrated, to increase communicative access to health information.

For more information, please contact Melissa Mackay, Knowledge Broker.

Seniors Health Knowledge Network (SHKN) is pleased to present the Making Connections webinar series for 2013-14.
SHKN enhances seniors’ health and well-being through knowledge exchange, innovation and research.
Please join us for this interactive webinar!

Presenter Information:
Name: Elyse Shumway, M.A., Reg. CASLPO, CCC-SLP

Bio: Elyse Shumway is a speech-language pathologist with additional post-graduate training in instructional design and educational technology. She is affiliated with the Aphasia Institute where she assists with the design and delivery of training programs and pictographic resource materials. She also maintains a private practice specializing in community-based rehabilitation.


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