Asked by Raqelle Morris on Mar 10, 2024



A nurse is caring for a patient who cannot speak clearly.Which technique should the nurse use to enhance conversation with this patient?

A) Speak loudly.
B) Finish the patient's sentences.
C) Ask question that require "yes" or "no" answers.
D) Avoid communication aids to prevent embarrassment.

Enhance Conversation

Strategies or actions taken to improve the quality, effectiveness, and engagement level of communication.

  • Identify appropriate strategies for enhancing communication with patients facing barriers such as language impairment or physical disabilities.

Verified Answer

Travis Wilson

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
For patients who are mute,unable to speak,or cannot speak clearly,ask simple questions that require "yes" or "no" answers.Use normal volume and do not shout or speak too loudly.Do not finish the patient's sentences.Use communication aids as needed; do not avoid them.