Other Learning Opportunity
Instructional Level: Fundamental
The ABA invites attendees to this unique event for the opportunity to have burning questions answered and talk to experts in the field about topics near and dear to your heart. Round table discussions will highlight a range of topics for audiology practice:
Professional Selling: Aural rehabilitation is a Sales Process – Robert Traynor
-Describe the differences between professional selling versus typical high-pressure sales techniques.
-Describe how a patient’s personal style and generation can be used as a professional sales technique.
Healthy People 2030 – Carrie Kovar
-Identify the Hearing and Other Sensory or Communication Disorders Objectives for Healthy People 2030.
-Discuss the process for development of the Healthy People 2030 framework and objectives
Research Topics-Who Has Grant Ideas? – Nick Reed
-Discuss individual grant aims and topics with seasoned researchers in a rapid review & feedback format.
-Identify potential funding sources and current research-need areas.
What's New With Cochlear Implants? – Jennifer Drohosky
- Identify current research on clinical outcomes with implantable technology.
-Describe the latest trends, technology, and fitting algorithms to consider when working with patients who wear implantable technology.
OTCs: What’s it like to sit on a Congressional Committee? – Tom Tedeschi
-Describe how to prepare for a meeting with a congressional leader.
-List how when and when not to compromise in a congressional committee.
Managing Managed Care – Deb Abel
-Identify payer methodologies.
-Identify tools in evaluating practice acceptance.
Experiences in Audiology-a Global Perspective – Jay Hall
-List three academic degrees that are entry level requirements for practicing audiology in different countries.
-Identify one association with a focus on International audiology.
Pediatric Tinnitus Care – John Coverstone
-Discuss prevalence and impact of tinnitus in the pediatric population.
-Discussion of treatment methodologies and outcomes in children with sound intolerances.