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Teleaudiology: Expanding Access to Care and Enhancing Patient Connectivity (PD102343)

Presenter(s): Chad F Gladden, AuD, CCC-A
Course Description

This session focuses on audiology telepractice as an evolving service modality that is responsive to current and changing patient care needs and integrates telehealth and mobile solutions to address emerging trends. The presenter addresses implementation challenges, lessons learned, and future developments in teleaudiology.

This course is a recorded session from the online conference “Audiology 2017: Cutting-Edge Perspectives in Service Delivery for Older Adults.”

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See more sessions from Audiology 2017.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify key technologies and mobile solutions used in audiology telepractice to enhance quality and access to comprehensive hearing care
  • Describe basic processes/considerations for effective clinical implementation of audiology telepractice and virtual care modalities
  • Analyze current practice issues and implications of emerging patient needs on audiology telepractice

Presenter Information

Chad Gladden, AuD, CCC-A, is the audiology telehealth coordinator for the VA Audiology and Speech Pathology National Program Office. Prior to this position, he was the acting service chief and supervisor, for audiology and speech pathology, and the telehealth program manager at the William S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a national spokesperson for the advancement of teleaudiology and serves on numerous national and regional committees dealing with teleaudiology initiatives within the VA. Gladden has authored articles and presented nationally on ways to get started in teleaudiology and has served as a master preceptor to beginning teleaudiology practitioners. He has a strong commitment to advancing telehealth and preparing staff for involvement in this important service.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Audiology telehealth coordinator for the Audiology and Speech Pathology National Program Office at the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • No nonfinancial relationships to the content of this presentation

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Online conference dates: October 11–23, 2017
End date: November 29, 2026

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102343
Available Through: November 29, 2026