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Purpose of Activity

To improve nurses' knowledge of effective communication techniques to use with patients who are deaf/HOH.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify rationales for using CDIs in healthcare settings.
  2. Recognize national laws and standards for deaf/HOH interpreters.
  3. Identify techniques that help improve communication with patients who are deaf/HOH.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.3 CH
  • DC - BON 2.3 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: N1113B
Published: November 2013
Expires: 9/6/2019
Sources: Nursing2019
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Gregory K. Shuler BSN, RN-BC, Lisa A. Mistler MD, MS, Kathleen Torrey RN-BC, Rayne Depukat NH, NIC
Specialties: Medical-Surgical