Hearing health care is experiencing a major disruption in policy and service. Highlighted here are some of the emerging trends aimed at improving access to hearing health care and how they are affecting professional practice.
Course created on October 9, 2019
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe why public health initiatives are promoting changes in policy and practice in relation to older adults who have hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how emerging interdisciplinary areas of research are influencing policy and practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the many potential ways changes in policy and practice may affect the future of Audiology as a profession.
|15-30 Minutes||Changing Landscapes|
|30-45 Minutes||Public Health Initiatives|
|45-60 Minutes||Interdisciplinary Perspectives & Opportunities|
|60-75 Minutes||Implications for the Profession of Audiology|
|75-85 Minutes||The Crystal Ball|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Kelly Tremblay, PhD
Dr. Tremblay’s research is aimed at improving hearing and communication for people as they age. Dr. Tremblay, a neuroscientist and clinician, uses her knowledge about the aging brain to inform and improve auditory rehabilitation services for older adults. She uses a combination of laboratory and community-based research to address the hearing health of aging individuals in society. She disseminates this knowledge in many ways, including serving on public and policy advisory boards; such as the World Health Organization and the Hearing Loss Association of America among others. The National Institutes of Health has consistently funded her work for almost twenty years and she has published approximately 100 manuscripts. She is a newly retired Professor with tenure from the University of Washington in Seattle.
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Australian College of Audiology
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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario
The Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario (AHIP) represents and guide its members in their practice which include, the testing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and associated devices in the best interest of the hard of hearing of Ontario. Audiology Online is an approved provider of approved educational activities for AHIP Members. One hour of coursework equals 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Professional Area)
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1.5 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board
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California Hearing Aid Dispensers Bureau
Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing professional development credit for hearing aid dispensers as required by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board of California.
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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 1.5 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.
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
This course is approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for 1.5 contact hour(s) for Hearing Instrument Fitters and Providers. No more than 10 contact hours per renewal period may be earned from an approved online continuing education course offered by an approved continuing education sponsor. No more than 5 contact hours per renewal period may be earned from an approved continuing education course offered by an approved manufacturer continuing education sponsor.