Hearing Loss (NA1936)

Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, CNLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRCC, CRRN, CVRP, Delaware BON, MSCC, RNs, VRA-Canada

Credit Hours: 6

CCM Credit Hours: 4

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

Course Objectives

  1. Describe hearing loss and the prevalence in society.

  2. List causes for hearing loss including diseases that predispose people to hearing loss.

  3. Explain the types of hearing loss and those diseases which can cause hearing loss.

  4. Discuss alternative ways of communication with those who suffer from hearing loss, as well as devices that can assist them.

Course Outline

  1. Overview

  2. Statistics

  3. The different causes of hearing loss

  4. Types of hearing loss

  5. Alternative communication processes and assistive devices

  6. Department of Justice guide for communication for law officers

  7. A hearing loss toolkit

Customer Testimonial

Excellent class. Exceptional staff delivering invaluable guidance. I give it a AAA plus! Thank you.
Faye M.