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COVID-19 and Its Impact on Audiology Practice Efficiency (WEB19731)

Presenter(s): Sharon A. Sandridge, PhD, CCC-A
Course Description


The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our personal and professional worlds upside down. Yet, something positive can come from this pandemic if we see this challenge as an opportunity to re-examine what and how we practice. This session will ask you to take a step back and analyze your practice and services. Is your audiology practice more device-centered or person-centered? Are you seeing more patients per day but spending less time with each in an attempt to generate more revenue? Are you being asked by medical partners to “crank out audios”? The speaker will explore how audiologists can redesign what we do by going back to basics while expanding our practices in new and innovative ways, including embracing new technology (e.g., tablet audiometry, OTCs, and virtual visits) and using new fitting models for hearing aids or implants.

This course is a recorded session from the 2020 Audiology Online Conference “Evolving Clinical Practice: Present and Future Considerations.”

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • describe a new approach to the delivery of diagnostic or management services
  • identify new value-added, low-cost, and low-time-commitment services you can offer to patients

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

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

Related Courses

View all courses from the 2020 Audiology Online Conference, "Evolving Clinical Practice: Present and Future Considerations."

This course is part of the Audiology Practice During and After the Pandemic Learning Path.

What is a learning path? A learning path is a curated set of courses on an essential topic, designed for you to take in order—or in whatever order you wish—as you have time in your schedule. Our learning paths identify sets of key courses so you can get on your way to mastering particular areas of practice according to your needs, priorities, and interests.

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PDH: 1.5
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COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): WEB19731
Available Through: November 11, 2025