(Re)habilitation and Counseling (C)
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Audiologists report the value of family member participation in the management of hearing loss. While the concept of FCC is accepted, the evidence suggests that adoption into practice has been slow despite research highlighting improved clinical outcomes. There are many reasons for limited use of FCC in practice, some based upon misunderstandings and false impressions. This seminar is designed to address the myths surrounding the use of FCC and provide rationale and evidence for implementation.