This presentation will review the benefits of simulation-based education in audiology training programs. The unique benefits of computer-based simulations will be presented and strategies for integrating computer-based simulations into an audiology curriculum will be discussed. Guidelines for providing supervision and earning clinical hours will be provided. A methodology for pre-briefing and debriefing computer-based simulations will be explained. Tools for evaluating outcomes and assessing participants' overall satisfaction with the debrief session will be discussed.
Course created on May 26, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list the benefits of incorporating computer-based simulations into audiology training programs.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify best practice guidelines for supervising computer-based simulations and earning clinical hours.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe tools for evaluating outcomes and assessing participants' overall satisfaction following the use of computer-based simulations.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and benefits of computer-based simulations|
|10-20 Minutes||Clinical decision making skills addressed in computer-based simulations|
|20-35 Minutes||Earning clinical hours for completing computer-based simulations|
|35-45 Minutes||An overview of a computer-based simulation|
|45-60 Minutes||Supervising, prebriefing, debriefing, and assessing outcomes of computer-based simulations|
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.
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.
MA, CCC-SLP, CHSE
Clint Johnson is an SLP and a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE). Currently he is the Vice President of Simucase Education and trains faculty and students to use computer-based simulations successfully. Mr. Johnson has been an SLP for 24 years and has experience working in universities, home health, outpatient rehab, and in the schools.
Financial: Clint Johnson is the Vice President of Simucase Education. Non-financial: Clint is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.
Financial: Katie Ondo is the Editor-in-Chief for Simucase. Non-financial: Katie is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by AudiologyOnline and Simucase LLC.
Content Disclosure: While this course will discuss general clinical education principles and multiple types of simulations, a portion will focus specifically on the Simucase simulation platform.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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