This course will begin by covering efficacy research as it relates to direct to consumer products. It will then explore implementation and brief outcomes of effectiveness research of a community-based hearing care program.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 29916, "Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Non-Custom Amplification Devices." Course 29916 contains recordings of all five events from our 2017 PSAP series. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 29916.
Course created on August 23, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to describe the differences and similarities between a personal sound amplification product, an over-the-counter hearing aid, and a dispensed hearing aid.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to apply efficacy research to create systematic device evaluations.
- After this course learners will be able to outline considerations for community-based hearing healthcare intervention.
|5-10 Minutes||Background of Device Literature|
|10-15 Minutes||Current State of Direct to Consumer Market|
|15-25 Minutes||Comparison PSAPs and a HA|
|25-30 Minutes||Comparing device programming methods (user vs AuD fit)|
|30-45 Minutes||Implementing Baltimore HEARS|
|45-55 Minutes||Outcomes from Baltimore HEARS pilot|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Nicholas S. Reed
Nicholas Reed is an instructor on a National Institutes of Health Kl2 grant at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He received his clinical doctorate in audiology from Towson University. He is a member of the Frank Lin research group at Johns Hopkins where his research focuses on hearing loss and cognitive decline, the impact of hearing intervention on health outcomes, and novel hearing care delivery.
Jonathan Suen is a post-doctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He received his clinical doctorate from Gallaudet University. He is a member of the Frank Lin research group at Johns Hopkins where his research focuses on hearing loss and cognitive decline, the impact of hearing intervention on health outcomes, and novel hearing care delivery.
Jonathan Suen: Financial: Jonathan Suen is employed by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Jonathan Suen has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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