Paediatric Habilitation (Advanced Audiology Masterclass)

Posted by 616 on February 17, 2017

Paediatric Habilitation (Advanced Audiology Masterclass)

Feb 17th - All Day
Feb 24th - All Day
Mar 03rd - All Day
Mar 10th - All Day
Mar 17th - All Day

Paediatric Habilitation (Advanced Audiology Masterclass)

Course Organiser: Carolina Leal / Dr Priya Singh

Dates: February 17 until March 17, 2017

This 5 day course aims to establish core skills in managing hearing loss in infants and children to optimise life-long auditory potential

The aims and objectives of this module include:

-                 To apply verification and validation techniques for amplification and listening technologies

-                 To integrate care across a team of professionals, centred around the needs of the family

-                 To be able to present and support early communication options around family choice

-                 To understand and derive functional measures of benefit to under-pin decision making and practice around evidence-based current practice for audition and expressive speech outcomes 

Indicative course content:

-                 Family centred hearing management

-                 Hearing aid selection verification, evaluation and monitoring of amplification progress in children

-                 Cohesive intervention and assessment of progress by a multidisciplinary team

-                 Functional Speech Outcome Measures

-                 Advanced amplification considerations

-                 Educational management of children with hearing loss

-                 Implantable devices

This course will be taught by Carolina Leal and external contributors to ensure a variety of interest

The course is five days in duration and will run each Friday from 17th February 2017 to 17th March 2017.  Delegates are must attend all 5 days in order to be eligible for a CPD certificate of attendance.

IMPORTANT: This Masterclass shares one day (Friday 17th March) with the Advanced Amplification and Aural Rehabilitation Masterclass