This presentation discusses the concept of Telehealth and its applicability to audiology. Telehealth was identified during the Ida Institutes Vision 2020 process as an important impact to consider in the future of audiology. The Institute developed the online resource titled Telecare, which consists of a number of patient tools and resources to assist in preparing for the first appointment, for follow up appointments and communication strategies for everyday life with a hearing loss. To assist audiologists in preparing for the future, the Ida Institute developed the tool, Fit For The Future, which allows the creation of a personal plan to embrace changes and use them to benefit your services and your clients.
Course created on September 21, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to describe some of the key benefits and challenges of using online mediums in patient care.
- After this course learners will be able to identify Telecare tools and resources to help patients prepare for appointments.
- After this course learners will be able to explain communication techniques patients can use everyday living with a hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to identify appropriate strategies for audiologists to plan for the future.
|5-15 Minutes||Ida Seminars on Telehealth and the Future of Audiology|
|15-20 Minutes||Telehealth in Action|
|20-45 Minutes||Ida Telecare - A Patient Resource|
|45-50 Minutes||Communication Strategies|
|50-55 Minutes||Online tool: Fit for the future|
|55-60 Minutes||Q and A; Summary|
Learning and Development Specialist and Project Manager
Jamie Owen is a learning and development specialist and project manager at the Ida Institute, specifically in the online learning space. He also facilitates innovation sessions and gives conference presentations and interactive workshops on the Institute’s tools around the world.
Prior to joining the Ida Institute, Jamie was the Professional Learning Manager at The Victorian Deaf Education Institute, part of The Department of Education and Training in Melbourne, Australia and an eLearning Manager at The Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Sydney, Australia.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by the Ida Institute in partnership with Oticon and AudiologyOnlie.
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, My Turn to Talk and Fit For The Future online tools.
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