2014 Hearing Loss Conference Agenda :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

2014 Hearing Loss Conference Agenda

  • 7:45 – 8:20 a.m.
    • Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:20 – 8:30 a.m.
    • Introduction and Overview of Conference
    • Prashant Malhotra, MD
  • 8:30– 9:15 a.m.
    • Keynote Address – “Role of the Pediatrician in Hearing Loss”
    • Susan Wiley, MD
  • 9:15 – 9:25 a.m.
    • Break

Session I – Early Identification of Hearing Loss

  • 9:25 – 9:40 a.m.
    • Importance of Early Identification
    • Susan Wiley, MD
  • 9:40 – 10 a.m.
    • Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) – How it’s Done
    • Jennifer Phelan, AuD
  • 10 – 10:20 a.m.
    • Confirmatory Audiologic Testing
    • Rebecca Belt, AuD
  • 10:20 – 10:50 a.m.
    • Questions and Break

Session II – Evaluation after Diagnosis of Hearing Loss

  • 10:50 – 11:10 a.m.
    • Enrollment in Early Intervention Services
    • Sonya Hayes
  • 11:10 – 11:30 a.m.
    • Medical Evaluation after Identified Hearing Loss
    • Prashant Malhotra, MD
  • 11:30 – 11:50 a.m.
    • Genetic Evaluation of Hearing Loss
    • Matt Pastore, MS, LGC
  • 11:50 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
    • Speech Evaluation
    • Shana Lucius, LSLS Cert AVT
  • 12:10 – 1 p.m.
    • Questions, Lunch and Break with Exhibitors
  • 1 – 1:40 p.m.
    • Parent Panel – Experiencing the Diagnosis and Evaluation of Hearing Loss
    • Facilitator: Kim Davis, APN
  • 1:40 – 1:50 p.m.
    • Questions, Break, and Panel Setup

Session III – Intervention

  • 1:50 – 2:05 p.m.
    • Hearing Habilitation Options – Nonsurgical
    • Jamie Hadley Godsey, AuD., CCC-A
  • 2:05 – 2:25 p.m.
    • Hearing Habilitation Options - Surgical
    • Prashant Malhotra, MD
  • 2:25 – 2:55 p.m.
    • Communications Options – AVT/Aud-Oral/TC/ASL
    • Kristine Ratliff, LSLS AVEd
    • Natalie Simon, MA
    • Denyse Woods
  • 2:55 – 3 p.m.
    • Break and Panel Setup
  • 3:05 – 3:45 p.m.
    • Patient Panel – Living with Hearing Loss
    • Facilitator: Kim Davis, APN
  • 3:45 – 3:55 p.m.
    • Questions and Break

Session IV – Resources, Advocacy and Follow Up

  • 3:55 – 4:05 p.m.
    • Financial Considerations
    • Gina Hounam, PhD
  • 4:05 – 4:25 p.m.
    • In the Classroom
    • Gail Whitelaw, PhD
  • 4:25 – 4:35 p.m.
    • Safety and Hearing Assistive Technologies
    • Brittney Sprouse, AuD
  • 4:35 – 4:45 p.m.
    • Resources – Local, Regional, National
    • Carrie Thompson-Davenport, MA
  • 4:45 – 4:55 p.m.
    • Surveillance of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Child
    • Parul Vora, MD
  • 4:55 p.m.
    • Closing Remarks
    • Prashant Malhotra, MD

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