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HIV/AIDS Overview: Catalyst for Change in Infection Control

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

April 25, 2016

Editor’s note: This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, HIV/AIDS Overview: Catalyst for Change in Infection Control, presented by A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA. This course serves as a...   Read More


Understanding the Components of a Written Infection Control Plan

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

March 21, 2016

During this course, we will review the written infection plan as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Why do we need to have a written infection control plan? While ho...   Read More

 


Infection Control - What To Do and How To Do It

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

October 27, 2014

Editor's note: This article/text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Please download supplemental course materials.Dr. Bankaitis: This is the second part of a two-hour series on i...   Read More

  


Infection Control - Why Audiologists Need to Care

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

October 20, 2014

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar. Download supplemental course materials.Dr. Bankaitis: Today’s presentation is Infection Control and Why Audiologi...   Read More

   


Infection Control: Best Clinical Practices

Luis Camacho

July 25, 2012

This text-based course is a transcript of the live seminar presented by Luis Camacho, M.A., FAAA, for Starkey Laboratories, Inc. Please download supplemental course materials. Today we will be discuss...   Read More

  


Infection Control Part II: What Audiologists Need to Do

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

June 11, 2012

This is a transcript of the live seminar presented on October 17, 2011. To view the course recording, register here. A pdf of Dr. Bankaitis' slide presentation from the live seminar is available for d...   Read More

  


Infection Control Part I: Why Audiologists Need to Do It

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

June 11, 2012

This is a transcript of the live seminar presented on October 11, 2011. To view the course recording, register here. A pdf of Dr. Bankaitis' slide presentation from the live seminar is available for d...   Read More

  


Cerumen Management with Otomicroscopy

Eugene R. McHugh, EdD

July 28, 2008

Cerumen removal or cerumen management (CM) has been within the audiologist's scope of practice since 1992 (ASHA, 1992). CM is necessary when excessive or impacted cerumen results in insufficient acces...   Read More

 


Audiology and HIV: Developing Best Clinical Health Practices

Susan Cuttler, AuD, CCC-A, Vickie L. Adams, AuD, CCC-A

April 28, 2008

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immune-deficiency syndrome). Because the known means of HIV transmission, the exchange of bodily fluids, is not a typical...   Read More

  


Cerumen Management: Mechanical Removal

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

March 26, 2007

Varying degrees of cerumen occlusion pose challenges in the delivery of diagnostic or rehabilitative services. Routine audiological procedures require the presence of a relatively clear external audit...   Read More

 


''But What's Wrong With Q-Tips®?''

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

February 10, 2003

Editor's Note: This article is provided as a handout for your patients. Special thanks to Dr. Max Chartrand for his excellent work. Please feel free to download, print and distribute. Please maintain...   Read More

  


Managing Cerumen

Julie Purdy, PhD

September 3, 2002

A decade has passed since the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) issued their "Position Statement on External Auditory Canal, Examination and Cerumen Management". Many other audiology...   Read More

 


Issues in Cerumen Management

Rita Chaiken, MMS

June 19, 2000

Periodically, the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists (ADA) conducts Cerumen Management Workshops. We invite local physicians to speak for approximately one hour regarding anomalies and conditions of t...   Read More

  


Infection Control in Audiology

Robert J. Kemp, MBA, A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

June 4, 2000

Infection control is an important health care issue that affects many facets of clinical practice. Audiologists must be diligent in their effort to control the spread of infectious disease within the...   Read More

  


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