Perspectives, SIG 7, Vol. 2, Part 2, 2017
This Part addresses considerations for
enhancing the service and delivery of hearing health care. Boothroyd inspires a
more holistic approach to audiology in response to changes in consumer
independence, access to new technologies, and emerging scientific knowledge.
Luey and Wise address the role of public health policy to meet needs of hearing
health care worldwide and provide insights into potential barriers to hearing
services for individuals experiencing deprived socioeconomic circumstances.
Ross, interviewed by Cienkowski, offers insights into the development of
audiology and notable historical events, as well as challenges to the future of
the profession. Heacock and Preminger focus on the inclusion of adult children
in the aural rehabilitation process of family-centered health care and offer suggestions
for their involvement.
You will be able
- discuss strategies to develop a more holistic approach to the service and delivery of comprehensive hearing health care
- list potential barriers to hearing services for individuals experiencing deprived socioeconomic circumstances
- describe notable historical events that have impacted aural rehabilitation
- discuss characteristics of the adult child as a communication partner in the AR process
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