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Highlights from AuDACITY 2016: The Necessary Role of ADA in the Clinical Education of Today's AuD Student

Course: #28787Level: Intermediate1 Hour 28 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

The future of audiology lies with the generations of professionals to come; there is a critical need for current private practitioners to lead the way in precepting today. This presentation will address ways to motivate clinical audiologists to become preceptors, by reviewing the qualifications required for preceptors; and debunking many myths, such as the supposed CCC-A preceptor requirement. Topics covered will also include the reason for the need for preceptors in multiple practice environments, and discuss the many benefits of precepting for both the audiologist and the students. The desired outcome of this presentation is to combat the current and potential growing preceptor shortage and to close the "graduation gap." This course is a recording of a session at the Academy of Doctors of Audiology's 2016 AuDACITY conference.

Course created on December 21, 2016

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the current preceptor gap and the growing graduation gap.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain how to self-assess their readiness to be a preceptor.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify current preceptor requirements and evaluate all areas of audiology currently needing representation in the preceptor site pool.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes AuD Training - Capacity, Utilization, Pipeline, Graduating
15-25 Minutes Clinical Practicum - Preceptor Gap
25-30 Minutes Mentor v. Preceptor v. Supervisor
30-50 Minutes Closing the Preceptor Gap
50-55 Minutes Demystification
55-60 Minutes Summary


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Presenter Disclosure: Jonette Owen: Financial: Jonette Owen is employed by Salus University. Non-financial: Jonette Owen has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Victor Bray: Financial: Victor Bray is employed by Salus University. Non-financial: Victor Bray has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA).

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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