The patient is 65 years old and has been admitted to hospital after having a fall at home. You will hear a handover report from the night nurse and then proceed to begin your shift caring for the patient.
identify environmental challenges to effective communication;
utilize strategies to effectively communicate with the geriatric population experiencing a different sense of hearing; and,
identify adaptive communication strategies to address age-related hearing changes when communicating with the geriatric population.
Simulation Modality:Virtual gaming simulation / virtual patient
This simulation’s scenario and script were formally peer-reviewed by two external institutions, then the final simulation was pilot tested by several students on a student testing committee then as part of the Virtu-WIL Student Program’s rollout.
Keywords:018, Affinity Learning
Fullarton R. Communication: Geriatric Virtual Simulation. Simulation resource published by Simulation Canada; 2022. Available from https://simulationcanada.ca/scenario/communication-geriatric-virtual-simulation/.Copy Citation
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Undergraduate / post-secondary
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