The course addresses the question: How to bring true patient- and family-centered care to your audiology practice? The course is based on a new 2019 textbook by Meyer, Scarinci and Hickson called “Patient and Family-Centered Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology”.
Course created on October 1, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the nature and benefits of patient and family-centered clinical practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the needs of patients and families affected by hearing impairment.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to meet the needs of patients with hearing impairment and their families through collaborative management planning.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and a brief description of the new textbook|
|5-10 Minutes||Description of a model of patient and family-centered care (PFCC) and case examples|
|10-20 Minutes||Evidence about outcomes associated with PFCC|
|20-30 Minutes||Describe how to prepare the physical and social environment of the clinic for patients and families|
|30-40 Minutes||Taking a PFCC case history|
|40-55 Minutes||Developing a PFCC management plan|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Louise Hickson, PhD
Associate Dean, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences at The University of Queensland
Louise Hickson is Professor of Audiology and Associate Dean in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences at The University of Queensland. She is recognized internationally as a leader in patient and family-centered hearing care. She has over 250 publications including 5 books and 20 book chapters and is committed to the transfer of knowledge into practice. In 2013 Prof Hickson received the International Research Award from the American Academy of Audiology.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with Thieme Publishers.
Content Disclosure: This course reviews current topics in Patient and Family-Centered Audiology that are detailed in a textbook which is a product of Thieme Publishers.
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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 CEP.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 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.
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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 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 1.0 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.