Preparing Patients with Communication Disorders for Medical Interactions.
|Title||Preparing Patients with Communication Disorders for Medical Interactions.|
|Publication Type||Conference Proceedings|
|Year of Conference||2012|
|Authors||Burns MI, Baylor CR, Morris MA, Yorkston KM|
|Conference Name||Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)|
|Conference Location||Atlanta, GA|
Patients with communication disorders are a vulnerable healthcare population. SLPs are uniquely qualified to help these patients improve communication with healthcare providers. This presentation will focus on describing how these patients are susceptible to diminished healthcare access, and ways SLPs can help prepare them for improved future medical interactions.