In this course, we will spend time examining what diversity means in providing culturally competent care, as well as what we can do as hearing healthcare professionals to foster inclusive work spaces with our patients and among staff and colleagues.
Course created on September 10, 2021
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- After this course, participants will be able to define diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify populations of individuals who have experienced inequalities in society along with the intersection within hearing healthcare environments and formulate appropriate responses to biased environments and scenarios.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe resources that improve culturally competent care and foster diverse and inclusive workspace environments.
|5-15 Minutes||Review of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)|
|15-20 Minutes||Expert Introductions / Credit|
|20-25 Minutes||DEI Populations|
|25-45 Minutes||Case Studies / Environments|
|45-55 Minutes||Solutions / Resources|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Natalie Phillips is an Audiologist in Fort Collins, Colorado. Dr. Phillips has served on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Academy of Audiology and on various convention committees for the American Academy of Audiology as well as the Support Personnel Task Force. Dr. Phillips has experience developing early hearing detection programs in various hospitals throughout the state of Texas. Her work then took her to Southern California, where she collaborated with a neurotologist, taking over the practice of Dr. William House. She has participated in research within the field of audiology, including cochlear implants, tinnitus devices and a fully implantable hearing system. Dr. Phillips is particularly interested in tinnitus and has been providing tinnitus and sound sensitivity therapy options to patients for the past 20 years. In addition to seeing patients and being involved in research and on clinical advisory boards, she continues to pursue opportunities to participate in humanitarian audiology and believes in connecting with people both inside and outside of the hearing industry to be able to make a bigger impact in the world.
Outside of Audiology, Dr. Phillips is author of a book released in 2020 titled ACT Now: A Simple Guide to Take Action on Your Greatest Goals and Dreams, and is also a best-selling contributing author of 1Habit of the World’s Greatest Leaders. She is co-Founder of ACT Now Consulting, helping creatives confidently take action on the ideas they have been dreaming of pursuing. She also served as a Global Ambassador for a global initiative and movement to provide the tools, technology, and resources to empower women as leaders and successful entrepreneurs. She is passionate about building deep relationships and authentic connections to help make a difference in the world together. She created and is Founder and CEO of Connect4Excellence, LLC, a company dedicated to guide individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses to connect to their own mission and culture, to connect to others at organized events, to connect to their own voice with a bigger audience on social media, and to connect to be able to give back and create social impact. Tune in to her current podcast, Connecting A Better World, found on your podcast app of choice.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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British Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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