Here is What You'll Learn
Patients and family members in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) often experience communication difficulties - usually associated with mechanical ventilation - resulting in psychological problems such as anxiety, fear, and depression. Good communication is critical for success from personalized nursing care of each patient. The purpose of this workshop is to describe nurses’ experience of a communication skills training intervention, overview of the interpreter's role in the ICU and key terminology associated within cultural encounters.
To make participants more familiar with common medical terminology and the not so often advanced terms that will come up at one time or another in a Critical Care settingHow to improve the participant’s medical interpreting skills for critical situationsMake interpreters more aware of the crucial importance of working/collaborating with the providers in the Critical Care Unit
Accredited by CCHI/CEAP for 1 hr
WA DSHS 1hr
IMIA/NBCMI (0.1 credit)
About David Loaiza-Funk
Dávid founded Diversidad LLC to eliminate language barriers while enhancing inclusion in the community of Southern Nevada. Dávid has a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration as well as dual certification in medical/healthcare interpreting and a black belt in Lean Six Sigma for Quality improvement. Dávid serves as the Chair of the Diversity Committee for ACHE-NV Chapter receiving a Regent at Large Diversity Award in 2017.David started the Nevada Caucus through the National Association of Latinos Healthcare Executives (NALHE) and he received the NAHLE 2016 leadership award.