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Presentations Part 2: Principles of Learning and Effective Communication

presented by Kim Corral, RN, BSN, MA Ed, COS-C and Tina Marrelli, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN

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Financial: Tina Marrelli is an employee and share holder of Marrelli and Assoc. Inc, with book sales. Tina Marrelli is  a share holder with book sales of Innovative Caregiving Solutions LLC. Tina Marrelli is an author who receives book royalties from Sigma Theta Tau International Publishing. Tina Marrelli receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. Kim Corral is an employee and share holder of Chelta, Inc  Kim Corral receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. For both instructors there are no financial interests beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Tina Marrelli and Kim Corral have no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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In Part 1 of this program the course provided information on the technical elements of developing effective presentations. In Part 2 the course will continue with the discussion of the softer skill set that is required for YOU as the presenter for effective delivery of presentation material. Chances are if you are checking out this program you are either wanting to improve your current presentation skills or you are new to giving presentations. The topics included in this course are those that can have the greatest impact on the effectiveness of how the message is delivered in any type of presentation. This course includes strategies to support overcoming the fear of public speaking, strategies to support and improve the effectiveness of your communication, as well as a review of adult learning principles. Having an awareness of these topics can increase your comfort level with public speaking and ensure your very important message is delivered effectively.

Meet Your Instructors

Kim Corral, RN, BSN, MA Ed, COS-C

Kim is a registered nurse with a master's degree in education and more than 30 years of home health experience. She is an experienced leader in home health care, having held both clinical and operational positions at regional and national levels for large corporate home health organizations. She brings a passion for providing the clinical…

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Tina Marrelli, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN

Tina Marrelli is the president of Marrelli and Associates, Inc., a publishing and consulting firm working in home care for more than 30 years. Tina is the author of 13 books, including the Handbook of Home Health Standards: Quality, Documentation, and Reimbursement (6th edition, 2018). Other books include A Guide for Caregiving: What's Next? Planning…

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1. Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

Yikes! You have just been asked to give a presentation at your home care agency. What is the first thing that comes to mind? Does your heart rate increase? Do you begin to sweat? Not to fear! You are not alone. In this chapter we will discuss the prevalence of the fear of public speaking, how it impacts the delivery of the presentation, and strategies to support overcoming this fear.

2. Effective Communication: Getting the Message Across

The effectiveness of your presentation can be dramatically impacted by how the message is communicated. This chapter will discuss the elements required for effective communication, how different situations can interfere with the intended message, and strategies to become a successful communicator.

3. Principles of Learning: Implications for the Presenter

This chapter will discuss the importance of understanding the principles of learning and how to incorporate these principles into your presentations. By identifying specific components of learning and utilizing the ability to analyze factors that promote and inhibit effective learning, you will be able to evaluate the impact that these learning principles have when developing and implementing presentation programs.

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