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Idaho EHDI Collaborative: Building Empowered Families ISB Care Coordination Project

Did U Check? Newborn Hearing Screening
January 2020-February 2020
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Idaho Sound Beginnings- Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program and the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) are partnering to offer a new training opportunity for Audiologists, Early Interventionists, Speech-Language Pathologists and Teachers of the Deaf that work with children in Idaho that are D/HoH ages 0-3.

The primary objective of this 2-part, interactive workshop is to bring multi-disciplinary professionals together for a shared learning opportunity that aims to create seamless care coordination of services and ultimately build empowered families in Idaho.

Part 1: Online pre-sessions: Once per week January 27 - February 20

There will be 4 weeks of required reading and facilitated online chat sessions (90 minutes each week). The weekly readings and brief assignments will prepare participants to fully engage during the on-site workshop.Online sessions utilize the free Moodle and Zoom platforms. In order to participate fully, you will be required to have video, audio and keyboard capabilities during all online sessions.

Online Pre-session Agenda

  • Week of January 27th: How does Early Hearing Detection and Intervention and the Joint Committee for Infant Hearing Guidelines apply to you and your work?
  • Week of February 3rd: Exploration of the impact of Implicit Bias and Cultural Competence on the EHDI System of Care.
  • Week of February 10th: How can you support and connect families to EHDI?
  • Week of February 17th: What is Shared Decision Making and how can you support it?

Part 2: On-site workshop February 27-29, 2020

Location: St. Luke’s Hospital- Meridian 520 S Eagle Rd
Paiute & Blackfoot rooms (map will be sent out to participants)
Formal agenda will be provided to registered participants, Sessions will run from 8am to 5pm.
This unique opportunity is offered courtesy of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Space is limited to a maximum of 10 audiologists, 10 SLPs, 10 EI providers and 10 Teacher of the Deaf. We will accept up to 15 students from audiology, speech and deaf education. Slots are on a first come first serve basis. Registration only open to Idaho providers, out of state providers serving Idaho children may be considered Idaho providers. Enrollment is limited to 55 participants. Registration and approved hotel for eligible participants is paid for by Idaho Sound Beginnings.



American Academy of Audiology: Continuing Education in Audiology

The National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for up to 2.65 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Professional area).


American Academy of Audiology: Continuing Education in Audiology

The National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 2.6 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.