Hearing Disorders

Return to Chronic Conditions sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Assess their training needs regarding audiologic tests used to evaluate hearing loss in their patient population.
2. Cite the recommendations and requirements of their state regarding universal newborn hearing screening.
3. Counsel patients regarding the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.
4. Provide a differential diagnosis for hearing loss based on presentation and the results of audiologic tests.
5. Formulate an individualized management plan for patients with hearing loss.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017

David T. Walsworth, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University

Presented by:

B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Medical Director, JenCare; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
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