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Changing Talk Online (CHATO) Training

Goal

The goal of the CHATO course is to increase awareness of the importance of effective communication with older adults and to use evidence-based, person-centered communication during interactions with older adults in nursing homes and other health care settings.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for staff in independent and assistive living, nursing homes and health care settings in the community that include registered nurses, nursing assistants, nursing home dieticians, direct care professionals, other administrations and support employees.

Length

The total program is approximately three hours, split into thress modules. Each module is approximately an hour, depending on the individual user. Upon completion of all three modules and 70 percent on a posttest, a certificate of completion (three nursing contact hours) will be awarded.

Last modified: Feb 18, 2019
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CHATO: Changing Talk Online
University of Kansas School of Nursing
3043 School of Nursing
Kansas City, KS 66160

Kristine Williams, RN, Ph.D., FNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN
E. Jean Hill Professor
University of Kansas School of Nursing
3043 School of Nursing
Kansas City, KS 66160
kwilliams1@kumc.edu

Carissa K. Coleman, Ph.D., MA
Project Director
University of Kansas School of Nursing
3043 School of Nursing
Kansas City, KS 66160
ccoleman3@kumc.edu

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