This course describes the role of the pediatric audiologist along with public health in providing services to a child who has been identified as having hearing loss or at risk for hearing loss. The collaboration of the pediatric audiologist and the state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program is essential to ensuring the child receives the services to which they are entitled.
Course created on June 3, 2019
- After this course learners will be able to describe how the EHDI system can be used BEFORE the audiology appointment.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how the EHDI system can be used DURING the audiology appointment.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the results and additional information that should be documented in the EHDI system AFTER the audiology appointment.
Caitlin Sapp, AuD, CCC-A
Clinical Supervisor, Wendell Johnson Speech Clinic
Dr. Caitlin Sapp was trained at the University of Iowa in a pediatric hospital-based. Dr. Sapp is currently employed at the University of Iowa and now works as a clinical supervisor in an audiology doctoral student training clinic. Her goal is to continue being a voice for EHDI data tracking in the educational environment.
Wendy Crumley Welsh, MS, CCC-A
Director of Marketing, OZ Systems - Arlington, TX
Wendy Crumley Welsh has been involved with EHDI since 1996. She started out contacting families whose babies referred on the in-patient screen in order to schedule follow-up services as an audiology student. She was part of the Hearing Health Institute a partner of the Sounds of Texas Project (the pilot study for universal newborn screening in the state of TX). Her past clinic experience includes the University of Texas at Dallas/Callier Center, Biologic Systems and Otometrics. In 2017, Wendy returned to OZ Systems in her current role of Director of Marketing.
Wendy Crumley Welsh: Financial: Wendy Crumley Welsh is employed by OZ Systems. Non-financial: Wendy Crumley Welsh has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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