Most clinicians recognize the importance of empowerment in the patient journey, but do they know what it really means for a patient to feel empowered? Find out in this engaging and informative podcast with WSA research scientist, Sarah Gotowiec, PhD, who reviews the five dimensions of patient empowerment and how clinicians can apply her research to empower patients more effectively throughout the patient journey. This recent open access article is the focus of her discussion: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14992027.2021.1915509
Course created on July 22, 2022
- After this course, attendees will be able to discuss how empowerment manifests itself along all lines of the patent journey.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify points along the hearing health journey when various dimensions of empowerment are most relevant.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss empowerment along the hearing health journey.
|5-20 Minutes||What is patient empowerment and its manifestations along the patient journey|
|20-30 Minutes||How can clinicians improve empowerment along various stages of the patient journey|
Brian Taylor is a Doctor of Audiology and Senior Director of Audiology for Signia. He is also the editor of Audiology Practices, a quarterly journal of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, editor-at-large for Hearing Health and Technology Matters and adjunct instructor at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Taylor has authored several peer reviewed articles and textbooks and is a highly sought out lecturer. Brian has nearly 30 years of experience as both a clinician, business manager and university instructor.
Sarah Gotowiec, PhD is a research psychologist at WS Audiology. She has 10 years of experience in mixed methods person-centered research in the fields of healthcare and human behaviors. She is a co-author of a peer-reviewed paper on patient empowerment, published in 2021 at the International Journal of Audiology.
Financial: Sarah Gotowiec is a research psychologist at WS Audiology. Non-financial: Sara Gotowiec has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Signia in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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