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Eastern Washington University

EWU Masters Thesis Collection

2021

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Teacher And Support Staffs' Knowledge On How To Support Children's Psychological Needs After Hospitalization, Elyssa Hoffman Jan 2021

Teacher And Support Staffs' Knowledge On How To Support Children's Psychological Needs After Hospitalization, Elyssa Hoffman

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Assessing Interpersonal Communication In Dental Hygiene Students Providing Geriatric Care, Lasandra Wilson Jan 2021

Assessing Interpersonal Communication In Dental Hygiene Students Providing Geriatric Care, Lasandra Wilson

EWU Masters Thesis Collection

Purpose: This study examined the implementation of an educational module regarding development of communication skills between dental hygiene students and the geriatric population. The educational module assessed students’ perceived abilities and confidence in communicating with the geriatric population. Subsequently, a standardized rubric determined if there is a difference between how faculty assess students, patients assess students, and students assess themselves.

Methods: Dental hygiene students from the University of South Dakota participated in the educational module and completed pre and post tests. Voice recordings from student-patient interactions in the clinic setting were evaluated by faculty, patients, and students using a rubric …