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Sound Beginnings: Changing the World for Children with Hearing Loss:

Join us for a Webinar on October 26

Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

The American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to offer the second call in the Birth Defects Prevention and Identification CME Webinar Series, "Sound Beginnings: Changing the World for Children with Hearing Loss" on Tuesday, October 26 at 11:00 am CDT (12:00pm EDT, 10:00am MDT, 9:00am PDT). This event is free and open to all who are interested.

Speakers include:

  • Karl White, PhD; National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management, Utah State University
  • Susan Wiley, MD; Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Explain how to screen for hearing loss, describe the different degrees of hearing loss, and identify the risk factors of hearing loss.
  2. Apply the strategies identified to screen by 1 month, identify by 3 months, and enroll into early intervention by 6 months children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  3. Identify follow-up strategies and procedures for children who didn't 'pass' their NBHS.

To obtain CME credit, a pre-webinar questionnaire and a post-webinar evaluation must be completed. The pre-webinar questionnaire will open in your browser window upon completing registration. A link for the post-webinar evaluation will be emailed to all participants at the conclusion of the webinar.

Immediately after registering for the Webinar, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from our Webinar service provider, GoToWebinar. The e-mail address will be listed as "Chelsea Fosse". If you do not receive a confirmation message, please check your spam files/folder. It has come to our attention that in some cases, spam blockers may prevent the message from reaching your inbox.

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact Chelsea Fosse.

Sound Beginnings: Changing the World for Children with Hearing Loss

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AAP designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 1.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. This program is approved for 1.00 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Continuing Education Guidelines.

System Requirements

PC-based attendees

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees

Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer