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The Important Role of Otoacoustic Emissions (OAEs) in Preschool Hearing Screening

Course: #29454 Level: Introductory1 Hour 257 Reviews
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OAEs are essential for successful hearing screening in the preschool population, especially for children under 4 years. This course reviews the importance of preschool hearing screening for successful EHDI (Early Hearing Detection and Intervention) programs and a strategy for hearing screening of young children that relies heavily on the use of OAE technology.

Course created on June 27, 2017

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Introductory; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/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 list three limitations of pure tone hearing screening in young (birth to 3 years) preschool hearing children.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to cite three factors contributing to loss-to-follow up of infants who yield a refer outcome for initial hearing screening.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe three specific advantages of OAEs in preschool hearing screening.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction to Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI)
10-30 Minutes Guidelines for preschool hearing screening and limitations of pure tone screening
30-45 Minutes Summary of research in support of OAEs in preschool hearing screening
45-55 Minutes Evidence-based strategy for applying OAEs in preschool hearing screening
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q and A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: James Hall is a Professor at Salus University and the University of Hawaii. He is the author of nine textbooks. Dr. Hall is a paid guest speaker for GSI. Non-financial: James Hall has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Grason-Stadler (GSI) in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

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

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