In this two-part series, a review of unique ethical challenges that can arise will be covered to provide audiologists with a framework for evaluating and resolving ethical quandaries that may occur in pediatric audiology. Discussion of specific elements that will ensure that humanitarian outreach programs reach sustainability and success will be reviewed.
Course created on November 2, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify clinical situations that may present ethical challenges in pediatric audiology. (Part 1)
- After this course, participants will be able to describe evidence-based processes for supporting ethical decision making by children with hearing loss and their families. (Part 1)
- After this course, participants will be able to define at least 2 foundational bioethics principles that relate to humanitarian outreach. (Part 2)
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the difference between morality and ethics. (Part 2)
|0-90 Minutes||Approaches for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in Pediatric Audiology, presented in partnership with Salus University|
|90-180 Minutes||Voluntourist or Insightful Humanitarian, presented in partnership with Salus University|
Ryan McCreery, Ph.D. is the Director of Audiology and Director of the Audibility, Perception and Cognition Laboratory at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. In addition to leading a group of 18 clinical audiologists who provide services across the lifespan, Ryan’s NIH-supported research program explores the factors that influence speech recognition in children with normal hearing and children who wear hearing aids.
Dr. Jackie Clark joined the UT Dallas' Audiology Program faculty in 1997, and is currently Clinical Professor UT Dallas' School of Brain & Behavior Sciences. In addition she is the Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Audiology, the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health. She also has been awarded an appointment as Research Scholar with The University of The Witwatersrand, School of Speech and Hearing Therapy in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Jackie Clark: Financial: Jackie Clark is employed by the University of Texas at Dallas. She is Managing Editor of the International Journal of Audiology. She is also Co-Owner of Cedar Creek Hearing Center. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Jackie Clark is the Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Audiology. She is the Co-Founder/Co-Director of Coalition for Global Hearing Health (501c3 volunteer) and Editorial Board Advisor for The Hearing Journal.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Salus University in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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