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Research Highlights in Audiology: 2017 (WEB3560)

Course Description

This self-study features highly read and cited audiology research articles published in 2017 in ASHA’s scholarly journals. Topics reflect the diversity of the field and include: (1) a discussion of the economic impact of hearing loss in the U.S., (2) ways to improve museum accessibility for people with hearing loss, (3) how improvements in early detection of hearing loss has impacted children’s literacy outcomes, and (4) the impact of an audiologist’s language on hearing aid uptake.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • explain how reducing hearing loss would result in economic benefits in the U.S.
  • describe technologies and behaviors that improve the museum experience for a person with hearing loss.
  • discuss the impact of early detection of hearing loss and improved technologies on literacy outcomes in children.
  • describe how audiologists can improve the way they explain hearing loss and hearing aids to improve the chances that a patient will follow up with recommendations.

Learning Assessment
Online, multiple-choice exam

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 3
ASHA CEU*: 0.3
Item #(s): WEB3560
Available Through: May 15, 2024