Course Language: English
Universal Early Hearing Detection: Making a difference one baby at a time
Instructor:Dr. Judith A. Marlowe, PhD, FAAA, CCC-A, Executive Director Audiology & Professional Relations, Natus Medical Incorporated
293 STUDENTS ENROLLED
The implementation of universal newborn hearing screening has transformed the delivery of hearing health services and established a new 21st century standard in neonatal care. Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) systems are dramatically improving outcomes for newborns and their families but are still under development in some regions of the world.
This educational session reviews the criteria for mass screening programs, illustrates how screening every newborn for hearing satisfies these requirements, outlines professional guidelines, recommendations, and benchmarks for effective and efficient EHDI programs, and summarizes evidence supporting the significant benefits of early detection and intervention.