This course examines the age-old question: “How do I ensure patient success with their hearing aid before they leave my clinic?” Two basic educational models are used to inform and create a new in-clinic patient experience, guided towards patient education and ensuring knowledge translation to patients.
Course created on March 7, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to summarize the critical features of Miller’s Pyramid Model and the Educational Scaffolding Model.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the reasons why using Miller’s Pyramid and Educational Scaffolding makes learning more effective.
- After this course, participants will be able to summarize multiple ways in which they can utilize the educational models discussed to improve patient education in their clinic.
Frank Talarico owns and practices audiology at the Hearing Beyond Audiology and Hearing Clinic in Toronto, Ontario, where he implements various innovative and creative techniques to help his patients hear and communicate better. Frank obtained a Clinical Masters of Science degree in Audiology from Western University in Ontario, Canada.
Robert Koch is the President and Founder of AHead Simulations, a hearing healthcare education company in Cambridge Ontario, Canada. Through AHead’s range of CARL simulation products, they’re creating better learning opportunities for both hearing healthcare professionals and their patients. Robert began his work on the patient simulator, CARL, in 2015 at Western University, and completed three years of development and validation on the simulator while receiving his Master’s of Biomedical Engineering.
Financial: Robert Koch is the President and Founder of AHead Simulations. Non-financial: Robert Koch has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by AudiologyOnline, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on the following specific products or services and will not include info on other products or services: CARL patient simulator developed by AHead Simulations.
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American Academy of Audiology
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Australian College of Audiology
AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1.5 CEP.
Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario
The Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario (AHIP) represents and guide its members in their practice which include, the testing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and associated devices in the best interest of the hard of hearing of Ontario. Audiology Online is an approved provider of approved educational activities for AHIP Members. One hour of coursework equals 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.15 ASHA CEUs
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1.5 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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International Hearing Society
This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1.5 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
This course is offered for 2.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
This course is approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for 1.5 contact hour(s) for Hearing Instrument Fitters and Providers. No more than 10 contact hours per renewal period may be earned from an approved online continuing education course offered by an approved continuing education sponsor. No more than 5 contact hours per renewal period may be earned from an approved continuing education course offered by an approved manufacturer continuing education sponsor.