The is the first course of a 5-part series entitled, Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Non-Custom Amplification Devices. In this course, Dr. Brian Taylor reviews the findings of the June 2016 NASEM report on affordability and accessibility of hearing healthcare for adults, the shortcomings of the current audiology practice delivery model, and opportunities for improving patient care by using new technology.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 29916, "Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Non-Custom Amplification Devices." Course 29916 contains recordings of all five events from our 2017 PSAP series. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 29916.
Course created on August 7, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to describe the 12 NASEM recommendations with respect to improving affordability and accessibility of hearing care for adults.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the shortcomings of the current audiology practice delivery model.
- After this course learners will be able to identify opportunities for using non-custom amplification (and other technology) to improve access, affordability and outcomes.
|5-15 Minutes||Review NASEM report|
|15-30 Minutes||Shortcomings of current service delivery model|
|30-55 Minutes||Overview of emerging technology, including non-custom amplification and how it can be used to improve access, affordability and patient outcomes|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Brian Taylor serves as director of clinical audiology for the Fuel Medical Group. He is also editor of Audiology Practices, the quarterly publication of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and hearing news section editor for the blog Hearing Healthcare and Technology Matters. Dr. Taylor has written and edited several articles & textbooks devoted to practice management and clinical audiology, including the soon-to-be-published 3rd version of Practice Management from Thieme Press. Brian resides in Golden Valley, MN.
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