This course will provide considerations when attending to patients who speak English as a second language or who are monolingual Spanish speakers. Tips and tricks will be shared to help professionals overcome language and cultural barriers. This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with ACIA.
Course created on January 20, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 elements of cultural humility.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 stereotypes in our field of speech-language pathology and audiology.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 ways to appropriately work with an interpreter.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 ways to obtain cultural information from various cultural groups.
- After this course, participants will be able to list one free auditory training resource for adult patients who speak Spanish.
|5-15 Minutes||Cultural awareness and stereotypes|
|15-25 Minutes||Case example to discuss cultural humility and materials to monitor progress both in Spanish and in English|
|25-35 Minutes||Background on research on post-lingual hearing loss in CI users|
|35-45 Minutes||Cultural and language access|
|45-55 Minutes||How to use and interpreter; and tips/tricks when an interpreter is not available|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Diane Martinez, AuD, Assistant professor, is a clinical audiologist at the University of Miami. She has provided clinical education to audiology interns, externs, as well as domestic and international visiting professionals. Specialized training and education include cochlear implant programming with the use of objective measurements, cochlear implant evaluations and how to treat the adult Spanish speaking cochlear implant candidate/recipient.
A trilingual Speech-Language pathologist, Domitille has practiced at the University of Miami Ear Institute since 2011 as part of the cochlear implant team. She has Master of Science from Florida International University (2006) and has been LSLS Cert. AVT certified since 2013. Domitille is presently working toward her SLP clinical doctorate at Northwestern University.
Domitille Lochet: Financial: Domitille Lochet is employed by the University of Miami Health Systems and she received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial: Domitille Lochet is LSLS Cert. AVT certified and is a SLP Clinical Doctorate student at Northwestern University.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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Australian College of Audiology
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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British Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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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
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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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