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Improving Understanding with Communication Strategies Part 1 (Adults, Professionals)

Course: #916Level: Intermediate1 Hour 15 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

Communication strategies are an important tool in the life of a cochlear implant recipient. While many people with hearing loss display a passive communication style with ineffective strategies, CI users can learn to be assertive, ask for what they need, and get it, thereby making conversation smoother, more accurate, and less frustrating, for both recipient and speaker. Being a fluent communicator can bring one out of isolation to a better quality-of-life.

**FOR A GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION (No CEUs) PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE "COCHLEAR CERTIFICATE HANDOUT" AFTER REGISTRATION**

Course created on October 7, 2009

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkUpon completing this course participants will be able to name the three types of communication styles, and identify which style is most often seen in persons with hearing loss.
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course participants will be able to list five effective communication strategies.
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course participants will be able to describe two reasons why communication strategies training is important.
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course participants will be able to list eight factors that influence an ability to understand speech, and be able to categorize them according to their source (speaker, environment or listener).

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