This course will introduce the unique needs of the Hispanic/Latino population as well as discuss ways to exhibit and implement cultural sensitivity and competency for effective counseling and delivery of hearing care services for this population.
Course created on November 16, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to identify the 5 critical questions and how they can be used to assist in counseling Hispanic/Latino families.
- After this course learners will be able to explore personal triggers and tools that can diffuse negative reactions regarding cultural differences.
- After this course learners will be able to develop an action plan on how to work towards cultural sensitivity and competency.
- After this course learners will be able to identify the Hispanic demographic in the United States and at least one cultural value of this population.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction to Cultural Sensitivity|
|10-20 Minutes||Hispanic & Latino Demographic Review|
|20-30 Minutes||Introspection & Exploring Personal Triggers|
|30-50 Minutes||5 Critical Questions|
|50-55 Minutes||Developing an Action Plan|
|55-60 Minutes||Case study, final comments & questions|
Myriam De La Asuncion
Dr. De La Asuncion is an audiologist and received her doctorate degree from the University of Florida in 2005. Since then she has focused her career in working with children with cochlear implants and their families in conjunction with multidisciplinary teams in various clinical settings such as Beth Israel Medical Center/NYEE Cl Program, Cochlear Americas, and the Barton G. Kids Hear Now Cl Program at the University of Miami. She has a passion for the field and her current role at MED-EL as the Program Manager for Bilingual Programs. She continues to utilize her clinical expertise, counseling, and education to assist Spanish speaking populations in providing appropriate support to candidates, recipients, and professionals that serve them.
Annie is an audiologist and received her doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2014. Since graduation, Dr. Rodriguez has primarily worked with the pediatric population with a focus on cochlear implants in various clinical settings. She worked at the University of Miami where she assisted families through their hearing journey in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team. Dr. Rodriguez's passion continues to grow in her current role at MED-EL as a Consumer Engagement Manager for the Bilingual Programs. Her knowledge of the Hispanic culture, clinical expertise and Spanish helps assist the Spanish speaking population through optimal support to candidates, recipients and hearing health professionals.
Annie Rodriguez: Financial: Annie Rodriguez is an employee of MED-EL Corporation. Non-financial: Annie Rodriguez has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by MED-EL in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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