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Flashcards in Comprehension (Auditory, Visual, Or Both) Deck (14):
1

What is the definition of "complex/abstract" comprehension?

"Understanding current events on TV or newspaper; religion; humor; math; finances; etc."

2

What is the definition of "basic" comprehension?

"Information about daily needs (eating, drinking, bathroom, hygiene, sleep)"

3

What does the comprehension score represent?

The percentage of time during interactions with others during which the pt understands complex or basic spoken or written ideas in their own language without prompting, repetition, or gestures

4

Is the pt allowed to be scored based on how they interact and understand things in their own language?

YES

5

1

Total A
...understands basic information < 25% or does not comprehend anything

6

2

Max prompt
...expresses basic information 25-49% of the time, understands ONLY single words or gestures, or commonly used expressions

7

3

Mod prompt
...understands basic information 50-75% of the time

8

4

Min prompt
...understands basic information 75-90% of the time

9

5

Standby prompt
...understands basic information > 90% of the time

10

6

Mod I
...understands complex information: glasses or hearing aid: requires extra time for complex, ONLY mild difficulty

11

7

I - understands complex information without difficulty or device

12

Hints:

Does pt understand basic information about daily activities such as eating, toileting, dressing, and sleeping?

Does pt understand complex information about their medications, diagnoses, D/C plans, and current events?

13

Is there a "0" category?

NO - 1 (Total A) is the lowest category

14

In what category does a pt fall if they have a vision aid (glasses/contacts)?

6 = Mod I