Audiology Applications of Tele-health


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In this course you learn what tele-audiology is and the associated definitions and terminology. You are introduced to the various service delivery models of telehealth. You will learn about the various equipment, connectivity, personal and patient requirements for telehealth in audiology. You’ll also be exposed to the various applications of telehealth in the field of audiology and be presented with examples of what such services may look like. Finally you will learn why tele-audiology is becoming an increasingly important field moving into the future.

Please note: The International Hearing Care Technician (IHCT) courses may be purchased individually for $59 USD or as part of a full curriculum for $795 USD. The full curriculum program consists of 20 courses (20 clock-hour curricula) and includes all enduring materials as well as the final examination for the certificate. To enroll in the IHCT program, download the application form at https://www.aicme.com/files/ihct-application.pdf and email to info @ aicme.com.

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Presenter: De Wet Swanepoel, Ph.D

Dr. De Wet Swanepoel is an associate professor and clinical research audiologist at the Department of Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa and adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders. His research and clinical interests span the field of early identification and diagnosis of hearing loss, objective measures of auditory functioning, HIV-related auditory dysfunction and telehealth. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and recently co-authored a book on objective assessment of hearing with Dr. James W. Hall III, and co-edited a book on HIV/AIDS-associated communication disorders. He has received several awards, including a President's rating from the National Research Foundation, and research grants in recognition of his work in these areas. [more details]

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