Pediatric Audiology: Fostering Wellness

Ruth and Tristram Colket, Jr. Translational Research Building
3501 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104  Map

Date:
Mar 4, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (ET)

Overview

Featuring a new location — Ruth and Tristram Colket, Jr. Translational Research Building — this one-day conference for hearing healthcare professionals will address fostering wellness for patients and families with hearing loss as well as providers in pediatric audiology. Presentation topics will include social competence, promoting self-advocacy, supporting healthy peer relationships and encouraging community connections, along with professional development tools to improve patient outcomes and manage work-life balance. Multidisciplinary case studies highlighting patients and families who have utilized services beyond diagnostic testing and technology will also be discussed.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List three tools to promote self-advocacy in children with hearing loss
  • Define social competence and describe two tools used to promote social competence in children with hearing loss
  • Explain the social dynamics of bullying
  • Develop a professional learning plan for improvement of patient outcomes