FPD Unlimited CPD for Audiologists

15 CPD Points Only R 950.00 (incl VAT)

Introduction

FPD’s Unlimited CPD/CME Online Audiological Education solution is a complete online medical education solution for Oral Healthcare Practitioners that want access to a range of accredited medical content at a fixed cost. Access to the CPD/CME modules are Unlimited; subject to an active subscription. FPD is registered with the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education Institution (PHEI) in terms of Section 54(1)(c) of the Act and Regulation 16(4)(a).


Course Highlights

  • Unlimited CPD/CME access solution; subject to an active subscription
  • This is a video tuition product
  • Annual subscription fee of R 950.00 (including VAT)
  • Each module is accredited for 3 CEUs
  • 5 clinical course modules are currently available (new course modules are made available quarterly)
  • Available online 24 hours a day / 7 days a week from PCs, Tablets and Smart Phones
  • Automated integration with the MPC CPD Manager so that CPD records are ready for submission to the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

Course Content

Based on the article: What makes a Good Paediatric Audiologist? - Jane Madell, Hearing in kids. Feb 2016 (www.hearinghealthmatters.org.) Looking at the back to basic principles needed as a successful paediatric audiologist. The paediatric population is very different to adults and require a very specific skill set and approach when it comes to paediatric audiology. This course sets the foundation for further talks aimed at paediatric audiology.

Paediatric assessment case studies presented highlighting possible pitfalls and the impact of these on the long term management of the paediatric client.

This course will look at the basic principles necessary for successful paediatric hearing aid fittings.

This talk is based on the following articles:

  • AAA Pediatric Amplification Protocol. Online 1/3/2016 at http://journals.lww.com/thehearingjournal/Fulltext/2004/07000/AAA_Pediatric_Amplification_Protocol.10.aspx
  • Lindley G: A pediatric hearing aid bill of rights. Online 1/3/2016 at journals.lww.com > Home > March 2010 - Volume 63 - Issue 3.
  • Lindley G: A pediatric hearing aid bill of rights part 2. Online 1/3/2016 at journals.lww.com > Home > May 2010 - Volume 63 - Issue 5.
  • McCreery R. The trouble with functional gain in verifying pediatric hearing aids. Online 1/3/2016 at journals.lww.com > Home > March 2013 - Volume 66 - Issue 3
  • McCreery R. Automatic hearing aid features and children: Stop and verify. Online 1/3/2016 at journals.lww.com > Home > July 2014 - Volume 67 - Issue 7.

Paediatric hearing aid fitting case studies presented highlighting possible pitfalls and the impact of these on the long term management of the paediatric client.

On completion of this course you will have:

  • A good understanding of the importance of adequate and correct paediatric assessment as the basis of long term management.

This course focusses on the article by Joanna Smith & Jace Wolfe. The Hearing Journal. August 2013 highlighting the 10 critical rules governing paediatric audiology.

On completion of this course you will have a good understanding of the 10 rules governing paediatric audiology namely:

  • Guidelines for audibility
  • Early intervention
  • Consistent use of technology
  • Empowering parents
  • Use of assistive listening devices
  • Setting and monitoring of realistic targets
  • Verification and validation of hearing aid fittings
  • Multidisciplinary team approach
  • Staying up to date with technology
  • Ensuring adequate access to speech and language

Course Design

This is an online course and material is presented in the form of video tuition. Participants have access to all available modules for a 12-month period from enrolment in the package.


Who Should Enroll

Audiologists

Accreditation

Accredited according to HCPSA's Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 15 Clinical CEU's on Level 2.


Certification

To qualify for the certificate of completion for this CPD/CME course, participants should successfully complete the assessment process.


Course Fee

R 950.00. This amount is inclusive of VAT and all taxes where applicable.

Subscription Terms

For a once-off fee of R 950.00 (including VAT), per 12-month subscription, audiologists can gain unlimited access to numerous clinical course modules (depending on availability). New modules are launched each quarter, which allows Audiologists to grow their Continuing Medical Education program continuously. Please note that access to the Unlimited CPD/CME Online Medical Education is linked to an active subscription. Subscriptions are active for a 12-month period from the date of purchase, after which it can be renewed.


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