Modern technology can be confusing for individuals who struggle to see past advertising rhetoric and expect the professional to explain it to them. Arm yourself with approaches from technology and audiology experts to support you in explaining hearing solutions to your patients.
Course created on May 4, 2022
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- After this course, participants will be able to explain the risks of insecure websites and email to a patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify words and phrases in advertising that introduce confusion for patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the key components of artificial intelligence.
|5-10 Minutes||Impact of health technology on patient safety|
|10-15 Minutes||Common understanding of technology in the general population|
|15-25 Minutes||Communicating about website and email security|
|30-40 Minutes||Machine learning and artificial intelligence|
|40-55 Minutes||Confusing words and phrases in advertising|
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.
Josiah Dykstra, PhD is the owner of Designer Security, a consulting business devoted to the cybersecurity needs in audiology. Over the past 16 years, he has worked as a practitioner, researcher, and leader in cybersecurity at the Department of Defense. He is a frequent speaker, the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications, and wrote the book Essential Cybersecurity Science.
Financial: Alicia Spoor is the lead learning and simulation developer for audiology at Simucase and received an honorarium for this course. She is the president of Designer Audiology, LLC and a consultant for Tracey & Fox King & Walters. Non-financial: Alicia Spoor is the current Legislative Chair for the Maryland Academy of Audiology, the advocacy chair for the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and an ADA HCEC member of the Health Care Economics Committee. She is also an advisory board member of the Osborne College of Audiology at Salus University.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by AudiologyOnline, a Continued site.
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