Starkey is delighted to bring you a 3-part series on telehealth as it gains momentum as a service delivery method around the world. These courses will examine the growing popularity of this form of patient care, explain the impact of teleaudiology on clinical efficiency, and discuss how the use of telehealth can deliver value and enhance patient outcomes. They will discuss the value of teleaudiology for both patients and professionals and introduce a variety of diagnostic and rehabilitative clinical applications that are available today. And they will share valuable lessons learned by the TeleHear team on how to implement teleaudiology in your practice to benefit you and your patients.
Course created on May 25, 2021
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- After this course, participants will be able to list at least two teleaudiology applications for improving clinical efficiency.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least three diagnostic and rehabilitative telehealth delivery applications.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss ways to implement teleaudiology into daily clinical routines.
|0-60 Minutes||Telehealth: An Overnight Sensation 25 Years in the Making; Dave Fabry, PhD|
|60-120 Minutes||How Teleaudiology is Transforming the Clinical Landscape; Andrea Hannan-Dawkes, AuD, FAAA|
|120-180 Minutes||Successfully Implementing Teleaudiology - Lessons Learned from the Field; Kristy Lowery, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA|
As Chief Innovation Officer, Dave Fabry, Ph.D., leads end-to-end innovations within our clinical audiology department. His collaboration with our engineering and marketing teams allows Starkey Hearing Technologies to continue to design and provide superior products. Dave Fabry received his Ph.D. in hearing science from the University of Minnesota. Subsequently, he divided his career between academic/clinical roles at the Mayo Clinic, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the University of Miami Medical Center, and several industry positions. He served as President and Board Member of the American Academy of Audiology and was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the American Auditory Society. Additionally, Dave Fabry has served as Editor-in-Chief of Audiology Today since 2008 and is a past Editor of the American Journal of Audiology and Section Editor of Ear and Hearing. He is licensed as an Audiologist in Minnesota, Florida, and Rwanda. His 30+ years of industry experience and proven ability to implement forward-thinking concepts is instrumental in shaping the future innovations at Starkey Hearing Technologies.
Education and Training Division
Dr. Andrea Hannan Dawkes joined Starkey in 2010 as a member of the Education and Training team. In her current role as a senior member of the group, she assists in the development of educational materials, leads training classes, and serves as the liaison for Starkey’s university and student initiatives. Prior to joining Starkey, Dr. Hannan Dawkes worked as a clinical audiologist in a variety of prominent medical centers, served as an audiology clinical supervisor and adjunct faculty member at Hofstra University, and contributed to research efforts involving signal detection, hearing aid performance, and signal processing. She earned her Master of Arts degree in Audiology from the University of Maryland at College Park and her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.
PhD CCC-A, FAAA
Dr. Kristy Lowery, Ph.D., CCC-A, FAAA has over seventeen years of experience helping patients of all ages in a variety of settings including ear, nose and throat clinics as well as in private practice. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Audiology and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Dr. Lowery received her undergraduate degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi and received a Master’s Degree in Audiology and her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her area of interest and specialty is in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss. Most of her clinical research was in the area of amplification, specifically looking at noise reduction technology in hearing aids as it relates to the objective and subjective outcomes of hearing aid users. She has been on the TeleHear team for StarkeyHear Care for four years, providing audiology support for both providers and patients. Over this time, her role has expanded with the growth and adoption of teleaudiology. She looks forward to what the future brings with this platform!
Andrea Hannan-Dawkes: Financial: Andrea Hannan-Dawkes is an employee of Starkey. Non-financial: Andrea Hannan-Dawkes has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Kristy J. Lowery: Financial: Kristy J. Lowery is employed by Starkey. Non-financial: Kristy J. Lowery has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Starkey in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: Part 3 of this course may discuss Starkey technology as it relates to telehealth.
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