This presentation explores what it means for patients and their communication partners to live well with hearing loss and emphasizes the importance of addressing everyday communication situations with patients to make treatment goals functional and patient-centered. The Ida Institute’s Living Well Tool can help patients identify what is most important for their quality of life and enable audiologists and patients to come up with effective strategies for dealing with daily communication challenges together.
Course created on September 30, 2015
- After this course learners will be able to explain what it means for patients and their communication partners to live well with hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the importance of discussing everyday communication situations with patients and their communication partners when setting goals in AR.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to apply the Living Well Tool to help the patient identify and share communication situations in everyday life, which are relevant and important to them.
|5-15 Minutes||What does "Living Well" mean?|
|15-30 Minutes||Living Well in the context of HL- a case example|
|30-40 Minutes||Implications for audiological practice|
|40-50 Minutes||The Living Well Tool: Description of its use and purpose|
|50-55 Minutes||The Living Well Tool in action (video)|
|55-60 Minutes||Q & A, Summary|
Melanie Gregory is the Senior Audiologist at the Ida Institute. The focus of her work is the design of learning and innovation processes which stimulate a deeper understanding of person-centered care and the development of person-centered tools for use in the clinic. She has written several articles on the subject of person-centered care in audiology and Ida Institute Counseling Tools.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by the Ida Institute in partnership with Oticon and AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on the following specific products or services and will not include info on other products or services: Ida institute Living Well Tool.
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