Communicating with Patients with Special Needs

Activity Goals 1.      Student will learn about and demonstrate strategies to communicate with patients with the following special needs: a.     The visually impaired, the hard of hearing, and patients with aphasia b.     The newly disabled c.     The dying patient d.     Patients with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia e.     The angry patient 2.     Students will…

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Making Polite Requests and Responses

Activity Goals 1.     Students will use modals and other common English language structures to make polite requests of patients and the health care team 2.     Students will produce a variety of polite responses to requests in English View Activity Instructions and Handouts: A2 Making Polite Requests and Responses Unit: Communication Basics Course: Nursing Assistant with…

Communication Basics

Activity Goals 1.      Students will demonstrate strategies for effective basic communication on the job. 2.     Student will incorporate skills such as paraphrasing, asking for clarification and showing interest when  speaking with patients and co-workers 3.     Students will learn about non-verbal communication in the U.S. culture. View Activity Instructions and Handouts: A1 Communication Basics Unit: Communication…

Being Organized

Activity Goals Organize materials for class Create a study plan View Activity Instructions and Handouts: A3 Being Organized Unit: Skills for a Hybrid Class Course: Phlebotomy Developed by Paula Harms-Van Duyn, Basic Skills Instructor NMSU Alamogordo

Reliable Sources

Activity Goals Analyze websites for use in discussion questions View Activity Instructions and Handouts: A7 Reliable Sources Unit: Skills for a Hybrid Class Course: Phlebotomy Developed by Paula Harms-Van Duyn, Basic Skills Instructor NMSU Alamogordo

How to Write an Online Discussion

Activity Goals Identify necessary components of an effective discussion Critique a discussion post View Activity Instructions and Handouts: A6 Writing an Online Discussion Unit: Skills for a Hybrid Class Course: Phlebotomy Developed by Paula Harms-Van Duyn, Basic Skills Instructor NMSU Alamogordo

APA Format – Online Journals

Activity Goals Cite online journals and articles correctly View Activity Instructions and Handouts: A5 Format – Online Journals Unit: Skills for a Hybrid Class Course: Phlebotomy Developed by Paula Harms-Van Duyn, Basic Skills Instructor NMSU Alamogordo