Hearing Loss and the Primary Care Practice
This module includes a video with narrated powerpoint presentations and a video with hearing aid demonstration. The module can be completed at your convenience. You can download a copy of the presentation below.
This module includes:
- Two videos
- Course evaluation
Time to Complete: Approximately one hour.
You will be able to download a CME certificate after successfully completing the post-test with a passing score (70%).
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and other health care providers involved in the care of ENT conditions commonly encountered in Primary Care.
After completion of this online CME activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe mechanisms of normal hearing and types of hearing loss.
- Describe at least 2-3 general effects of hearing loss.
- Describe the relationship between hearing loss and cognition.
- Describe prevalence of hearing loss.
- Suggest guidelines for addressing hearing loss in primary care settings.
Lee Cottrell, AuD. CCC-A
Farragut Hearing Aids & Audiology, Knoxville, TN
American Speech Language Hearing Association
The Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation (MMA CCMEA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UNECOM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 1.0 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians. Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AOA Category 1-A Credit and AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program accepts certificates of participation for educational activities sponsored by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for continuing medical education (CME). Nurse practitioners may receive one-to-one credit for a maximum of 1.0 (CE) continuing education for completing this program.
Physicians and other attendees should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
- 1.00 AOA CME Credit
- 1.00 Attendance