People with hearing loss are at a distinct disadvantage compared to people with normal hearing when communicating on the telephone. This course gives an informative view of the FCC-regulated Internet Protocol Captioning Telephone Service, eligibility requirements and the difference clear communication makes on an individual’s well-being.
Course created on February 10, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the role of the Federal Communications Commission in the Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Services industry.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the role of the Hearing Care Professional to determine eligibility to receive captioning service.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the functionality of the CaptionCall service and how to submit professional or self-certification forms.
|5-20 Minutes||CaptionCall Eligibility|
|20-45 Minutes||CaptionCall Service, Phone, Mobile App|
|45-55 Minutes||Professional and Self-Certification|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and QA|
Steve earned his MS in Audiology from Syracuse Univeristy and has been an Audiologist for 30 years and has served in a variety of leadership roles. Most recently, he was Vice President of Sales and Account Management and Director of Audiology for United Healthcare Hearing. Previously, he was Director of Government Services and Business Development for Phonak, Starkey, and Sivantos as well as clinical audiologist and manager for a wide demographic of medical and private practice clinics in Los Angeles and Chicago.
Under his leadership, these companies and channels enjoyed market-share rise and team growth. Steve was instrumental in launching the state’s first Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program in Illinois. Steve is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He stays highly involved in the industry through continuing education seminars, conferences and several social networks and professional blogs.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by CaptionCall in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on CaptionCall products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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