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Preventive Medicine and Public Health Issues: Hearing Healthcare - From Prevention to Treatment - February 13, 2018 (Web on Demand)



Course Summary

Course: WD2365-021318
UAN #: 0387-9999-18-112-H04-P
CE Expiration: 03/20/2020, 11:59 PM ( ET )
Available CE: CME, CNE, CEU, CPH, CHES, CPE, AAVSB

Hearing Health Care is a significant public health issue that requires actions from health providers, health care systems, and the broader community. In response to this need, in 2016 the National Academy of Medicine published a report on Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability. This report has prompted national efforts to expand treatment options, provide the evidence necessary for consumers to make informed decisions about their hearing healthcare, and examine various health delivery and payment models. This session discusses the impact of hearing loss, how it affects communication, and the implications it has for health care practice. It also examines recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that analyze available data on noise-induced health loss. The speakers will highlight interventions for hearing loss as well as prevention strategies to preserve hearing across the life span. Speakers also will address safety and communication strategies essential to provide quality health care. Preventive medicine resident examples from the field illustrate preventive medicine and occupational medicine physician actions for hearing preservation, surveillance of risk factors and improving access. Opportunities for action to preserve hearing, including strategies for safety, are presented. Consideration is given to effective communication, prevention and approaches for integrating hearing content into health professions curricula and public health programs.

Session objectives:
• Describe at least two preventive measures to protect against hearing loss.
• Identify public health approaches to effectively communicate with individuals with hearing loss from underserved and vulnerable populations.
• Identify early detection and treatment strategies for individuals with hearing loss.
• Identify resources and mechanisms to provide safe environments.






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Target Audience

Physicians, Registered Nurses, Public Health Professionals, other interested public health workers both inside and outside of government, preventive medicine residency program directors, faculty and residents.



Continuing Education Accreditation Statements
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Web on Demand  activity for a maximum of 1.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education for Nurses (CNE):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 This activity provides 1.5  contact hours.

IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEU's for this program.

Certified Public Health (CPH):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2 CPH recertification credits for this program.

Continuing Education Contact Hours for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES):

Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5  total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 0.15 CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-9999-18-112-H04-P.

This is Knowledge  based.

Once credit is claimed, an unofficial statement of credit is immediately available on TCEOnline. Official credit will be uploaded within 60 days on the NABP/CPE Monitor.

Continuing Education for Veterinarians (AAVSB/RACE):

This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 1.5 hours of continuing education AAVSB RACE approval.

Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.