This course provides an introduction to teleaudiology from detection through to intervention and support. Examples of technologies and service-delivery models, including low- and no-touch audiology, are used to illustrate the potential of teleaudiology.
Course created on October 7, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how COVID-19 has accelerated teleaudiology.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare the differences between high-, low- and no-touch audiology.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how teleaudiology can address barriers to hearing care across the patient journey.
|5-10 Minutes||Definitions and concepts in teleaudiology|
|10-20 Minutes||Potential of teleaudiology|
|20-30 Minutes||COVID-19 & teleaudiology|
|30-40 Minutes||Low and No-Touch audiology|
|40-55 Minutes||Service and technology examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary / Q&A|
De Wet Swanepoel, PhD
Dr. De Wet Swanepoel is a professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Pretoria and senior researcher at the Ear Science Institute Australia. Prof Swanepoel’s research capitalizes on the growth in information and communication technologies to explore, develop, and evaluate innovative technologies and service delivery models to improve ear and hearing care. He has published more than 170 peer-reviewed articles, books, and book chapters and is funded by the NIH, UK Academy of Medical Sciences, National Research Foundation, industry, and has received numerous national and international awards in recognition of his work. Prof Swanepoel serves as Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Audiology, past-president of the International Society of Audiology and co-founder of a digital health tech company called the hearX group.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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British Academy of Audiology
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