This course covers the integration of audiology services in an established Neonatology clinic. Risk factors and case studies will be reviewed and discussed to highlight the importance of collaborative care for this high-risk population.
Course created on July 13, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to list the risk factors for hearing loss based on JCIH position statement 2019.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss barriers of care for infants with an extended NICU stay.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain a suggested protocol for re-screening of graduates from the NICU.
|10-20 Minutes||Risk factors for hearing loss|
|20-30 Minutes||Previous recommendations|
|30-40 Minutes||Audiology involvement with NICU GRAD at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital & Audiology recommendations|
|40-50 Minutes||Audiology involvement with NICU GRAD|
|50-70 Minutes||Case Studies|
|70-80 Minutes||Future considerations|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Heather Haversat, AuD is a clinical audiologist at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. She sees
patients across all domains of pediatric audiology with a particular interest in working with
newborns and their families from diagnosis to intervention.
Bernadette Milone Palmese
Bernadette Milone Palmese, AuD is the pediatric audiology manager at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. Dr. Palmese has grown the pediatric audiology department at YNHCH exponentially since 2018, when the hospital began the program. She received her AuD from Salus University in 2006 after receiving her MA in Audiology from Indiana University in 2003.
She has been a contributor to a number of news articles and has spoken on the national stage regarding hearing loss and treatment options. She is passionate about improving the lives of children with hearing loss and is a strong believer in working with interdisciplinary teams to achieve this.
Megan Sankovich, AuD is the newest member of the pediatric audiology team at Yale New
Haven Children's Hospital. She joins the Yale team with 10 years of experience as a pediatric and
educational audiologist with specialty experience in the early management of hearing loss in the
birth to three population as well as educational programming for students who are deaf or hard
of hearing. She has a keen interest in the early identification and management of hearing loss in
the pediatric population and the importance of optimal auditory access on future outcomes. She
received her AuD from the University of Connecticut in 2009.
Financial: Bernadette Palmese is an employee of Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. Non-Financial: Bernadette Palmese has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Megan Sankovich is an employee of Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. Non-Financial: Megan Sankovich has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
AudiologyOnline has made a donation to Yale New Haven Children's Hospital for this presentation.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Yale New Haven Children's Hospital in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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