Due to the recent increased focus on providing patient-centered healthcare, use of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) have become an essential component of assessing whether the services provided improved patients’ health and sense of well-being. This course will discuss the role of PROMs in healthcare and how using these measures in clinical practice can enhance treatment efficacy, improve patient-clinician communication, and assist clinicians in providing better person-centered care.
Course created on December 9, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to define PROMs and state why they are an essential component for assessing treatment efficacy, patients’ health, and sense of well-being.
- After this course learners will be able to state how PROMs can be used to facilitate patient-clinician communication and enhance patient-centered care and treatment efficacy.
- After this course learners will be able to identify three PROMs, including a newly developed health-related quality of life measure for individuals with adult-onset hearing loss, and explain ways to incorporate these measures in their clinical practice.
|Introduction and Agenda
|What are PROMs and what do they measure?
|New roles for PROMs in hearing healthcare
|Overview of PROMs in hearing healthcare and what they measure
|Introduction to the IHEAR-IT
|Using PROMs to facilitate patient-centered communication and enhance treatment efficacy
|Overcoming barriers to implementing PROMs in clinical practice
Carren J. Stika, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and adjunct faculty at San Diego State University in the School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Most recently, she served as co-principal investigator for a study funded by the National Institute on Deafness & Communication Disorders/NIH to investigate the development and adaptive behavior of young children with mild to severe hearing loss. She is the former director of research for the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Persons who are Hard of Hearing or Late Deafened (RRTC), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Prior to moving to San Diego, she was an assistant professor in the Psychology Department at Gallaudet University, where she taught psychological assessment in the clinical psychology doctoral training program. Dr. Stika maintains a private practice with a primary focus on deaf and hard of hearing individuals. She is frequently asked to conduct an independent evaluation for school districts throughout California, as well as forensic evaluations for Court-referred cases at the community, state, and national level. She has been hard of hearing since late adolescence/early adulthood.
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