Protocols are an essential part of any audiology practice, but what should be included? Should all patients receive the same care? This course will focus on how to create a patient centered protocol that meets the needs and addresses the complaints of the patient but also provides a complete evaluation. Cases will be presented during this case for discussion.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 29641, "Ethical Considerations in Audiology Practice." Course 29641 contains recordings of all three events from our series on Ethics. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 29641.
Course created on May 18, 2016
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- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe their protocols and changes that would be made to ensure patient focus.
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe additions to testing given a patient complaint.
- As a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe what tests are unnecessary given testing results and patient complaints.
|5-10 Minutes||What is a protocol|
|10-30 Minutes||What assessments may you possibly add|
|30-50 Minutes||What assessments may you possibly cut|
|50-55 Minutes||Why is this a problem? Billing|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Lindsey E. Jorgensen
Lindsey Jorgensen is an assistant professor at the University of South Dakota and is a Research Audiologist for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Sioux Falls, SD as well as in Pittsburgh, PA. She is also a clinical supervisor and has a research interest in the interaction between cognition and cognitive changes, hearing loss and hearing assistive technology.
Jessica J. Messersmith is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Dakota (USD). Her current line of research focuses on clinical practices in the cochlear implant clinic and improving the outcomes of children with cochlear implants through these practices. She also serves as past president of the South Dakota Speech Language Hearing Association.
Jessica Messersmith: Financial: Jessica Messersmith received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Jessica Messersmith conducts research on clinical practices in the cochlear implant clinic and improving the outcomes of persons with cochlear implants through these practices.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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International Hearing Society
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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