A discussion of hearing loss in the broader context of health care, the many areas that may be impacted by hearing loss, and some initiatives underway to look at addressing hearing loss on a larger scale. This article is written in an engaging Q & A format.
Course created on July 22, 2019
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- After this course, participants will be able to explain how hearing loss may impact a persons interactions with the health care system in general.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how hearing loss may be related to patient-provider communication, dementia, delirium, health care costs, perception of care, and health care outcomes.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss how accessing hearing care services may impact healthcare costs, and some initiatives underway to address hearing loss on a broader scale.
Nicholas Reed, AuD is an Assistant Professor of Audiology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He received his clinical doctorate in audiology (AuD) from Towson University (Towson, MD) and completed his clinical training at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Reed is core faculty at the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research focuses on novel hearing care delivery models, over-the-counter amplification devices, the relationship between hearing loss and patient-provider communication, and the relationship between hearing loss and health care utilization patterns.
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