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CCOM SOMA Provides Skills Training in Effective Communications with Patients living with Alzheimer's Disease - Student Osteopathic Medical Association

CCOM SOMA Provides Skills Training in Effective Communications with Patients living with Alzheimer's Disease

IMG 2012 2The Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) chapter recently hosted the Executive Director of the Validation Training Institute (VTI), Vicki de Klerk-Rubin on their campus. De Klerk-Rubin is a master teacher of the validation method, a method that helps people connect and communicate with patients living with Alzheimer's Disease. Through a combination of lecture, role play and interactive exercises, de Klerk-Rubin helped the audience to understand what Alzheimer's Disease looks like and how we as healthcare providers can better engage and empathize with patients living with Alzheimer's Disease. 

Region III Trustee

IMG 2688

Nicholas Tackett, OMS III

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

region3@studentdo.org