From the moment we inform families of their child’s hearing loss, there is much to discuss and understand. However, for many reasons, families may not bring up their questions or concerns. Using a tool like the CHL QPL involves far more than providing surface answers to family questions and concerns. Easy-to-apply listening and counseling skills are needed to understand what a particular question means to a particular family, and whether it is indirectly related to other, more complicated concerns.
- Participants will be able to explain the benefits of adopting a Family Centered Care (FCC) approach in their practice.
- Participants will be able to identify the tools best used in pediatric FCC.
- Participants will be able to evaluate conversations with patients and family members according to pediatric FCC best-practices.
|5-15 Minutes||Family Centered Care a review|
|15-35 Minutes||Pediatric Family Centered Care|
|35-55 Minutes||Pediatric tools the QPL|
Nicole Klutz, AuD
Manager of Product Marketing & Audiology
Nicole joined the team in 2013 and has worked extensively with the international product and marketing teams throughout Sonova and Phonak. Nicole received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Maine, Orono and her AuD at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Nicole’s previous clinical experience includes diagnostic audiometric evaluation, hearing instrument dispensing to pediatric through geriatric population, electrophysiological and vestibular testing, as well as professional education and training. Nicole dedicates a great deal of her time developing and implementing clinically relevant and easy to use demonstration tools in every day environments and is an active supporter of live demonstration.
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