How clinical simulations are used in audiology training programs, including a discussion of current and future clinical simulation tools and technology.
Course created on December 14, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to define simulations and explain how they address current challenges in clinical education within audiology and other health professions.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how simulations can be used in audiology education and training.
- After this course, participants will be able to list simulation options currently available to audiology programs, and discuss future directions of simulations.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction to clinical simulations - what and why|
|10-30 Minutes||Uses of clinical simulation used in audiology programs|
|30-50 Minutes||Simulation options available in audiology - current|
|50-60 Minutes||Simulation options available in audiology - future directions|
MA CCC-SLP, CHSE
Katie is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator who specializes in medical simulation and the use of simulation for student and family training. Katie is the Editor in Chief for Simucase (a LaCalle Group company, along with continued.com and AudiologyOnline) and has been creating computer-based simulations for Simucase since the program's launch. She also serves as a pediatric speech-language pathologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where she specializes in acute care. Katie is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, OH.
Alicia D.D. Spoor
Alicia D.D. Spoor, Au.D. is the Audiologist and President of Designer Audiology, LLC. She opened her own business with an unbundled/itemized pricing structure- one of the first in the nation to do so from day one, to benefit the patient and demonstrate the value of the audiologist. Dr. Spoor is the current Legislative Chair for the Maryland Academy of Audiology and a Past-President of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology.
Alicia Spoor: Financial: Alicia Spoor is employed by Simucase, part of the LaCalle Group, which also includes AudiologyOnline. Non-financial: Alicia Spoor has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by AudiologyOnline, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This course will discuss simulation-based training in audiology, including Simucase, which falls under the same parent company as AudiologyOnline.
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American Academy of Audiology
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Australian College of Audiology
AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1 CEP.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.1 ASHA CEUs
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.
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International Hearing Society
This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.