Latinos are the fastest growing minority in the U.S. and it’s estimated that 1 in 7 Latinos have a hearing loss. This webinar will introduce MED-EL’s Bilingual Program, a unique cultural approach to serving and supporting this community.
Course created on January 25, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least two impacts of cultural and language barriers between patients and medical staff.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the percentage of Latinos in the United States.
- After this course, participants will be able to categorize at least three bilingual resources available from MED-EL.
|0-5 Minutes||Foundations & Mission of Unidos Oímos|
|5-15 Minutes||US Latino Population Demographics|
|15-30 Minutes||Cultural Differences in the Spanish -Speaking population|
|30-40 Minutes||Challenges professionals may face in serving the Latino population|
|40-55 Minutes||How Unidos Oímos can assist professionals in addressing these challenges to improve patient care|
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by MED-EL in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on MED-EL products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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