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An Audiologic Care Delivery Model for the 21st Century

Course: #25056Level: Intermediate1 Hour 101 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course will focus on the changing hearing aid dispensing landscape and the role of audiologists in this new paradigm. We will discuss our “real” competition in the marketplace and how we can best respond to position our profession for the changes ahead. Finally, we will define and describe the pros and cons of bundling and unbundling. This course is part of a series of webinars on the topic of unbundling presented in January 2015 organized by Dr. Kim Cavitt, and included in our Business Essentials for the New Millennium series, presented in partnership with the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. To register for other courses in the series, please visit

Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course course 25415, "Unbundling: The Nuts & Bolts for Hearing Care Practices." Course 25415 contains recordings of four events from our 2015 series presented in partnership with the ADA. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 25415.

Course created on January 12, 2015

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IHS/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list what constitutes competition in today’s marketplace.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe the role of diagnostic services, patient care and best practices in the changing dispensing landscape.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to define the term bundling.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to define the term unbundling/itemization.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Pricing
15-25 Minutes Breakeven analysis
25-45 Minutes Bundling v. Unbundling
45-55 Minutes Disruptive forces
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A, Resources


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Presented By

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kim Cavitt is the Owner of Audiology Resources, Inc; Consultant, Academy of Doctors of Audiology; Consultant, Michigan Academy of Audiology. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Nonfinancial: Board Member, State of Illinois Licensure Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology; President, Academy of Doctors of Audiology (November 2014); Committee Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Academy of Doctors of Audiology.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with the Academy of Doctors of Audiology

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

AudiologyOnline is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

Australian College of Audiology

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.

British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.

Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

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.

New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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.