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AAC in Medical Settings
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What are some of the conditions patients in the medical setting may need AAC?
TBI, Stroke, Oral-laryngeal cancer, myasthenia gravis, intubation
What is the purpose of AAC in acute care?
-Meet all patient needs
-Relay patient and staff feedback
-Improve quality of care and patient safety
-Meet accreditation requirements
What are the Joint Commission on Accreditation of the Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) requirements for AAC in the medical setting?
-Patients have a right and need for effective communication
-Encourage patients active involvement in their care
True/False:AAC services should not interfere with delivery of medical care
True/False: Communication services should be integrated into the overall care plan
True/False: AAC services should be provided upon a referral from the medical team
True/False: An SLP should consult with medical team before and during AAC interventions
What are some of the nurses roles on an AAC team in acute care?
-Coordinate AAC interventions with medical care plan
-Document communication needs
-Keep family members informed of changes in the AAC plan
-Advocate for the patient by encouraging doctors to request AAC services
What are two factors to consider when addressing medical team issues?
-Ongoing training physician education is needed
-Specific instruction about AAC services usually occurs during as service is delivered
What are some practice barriers in the medical setting and using AAC?
-Medical teams not referring patients for AAC services
-Personnel not willing to do the additional work
-SLPs and other professionals who are not familiar with types of AAC services
What are some access barriers in the medical setting and using AAC?
-Unable to participate in initial screening
AAC methods selected in medical settings should be:
-Appropriate for communication needs
-Easy to access
-Easy to use
-Easy to acquire
What is the order AAC interventions should be addressed in?
1. Address immediate basic needs
2. Address complex communication needs
3. Address ongoing communication needs
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