What the clients would ask you: Practical tips in management of adult clients with hearing loss

What the clients would ask you: Practical tips in management of adult clients with hearing loss

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Description

Hearing loss has negative consequences for the person with the hearing loss and for those around them. Adults with hearing loss would like to become more effective communicators, and to have strategies to cope better with everyday life. Many of them would want a rehabilitation option in addition to, or other than, hearing aids. Improved communication does make a positive difference to the lives of people with hearing loss.

Learning Objective:

    • to introduce concepts and terminologies to professionals for understanding of recent hearing device technology
    • to facilitate professionals to respond to their patients' queries regarding hearing aid fitting
    • to equip professionals with strategies to help their patients with hearing loss to become effective communicators and cope better in everyday life
Title

What the clients would ask you: Practical tips in management of adult clients with hearing loss

Date & Time:

20 August 2022 (Sat)

10:00am-12:00 noon

Venue:

Webinar via ZOOM

( Confirmed participants will receive an invitation link to join the webinar via Zoom a week before program launch)

Language:

Cantonese

Target
Participants:

Speech therapist, Speech therapy student, Medical Practitioner (including ENT Specialist ), Clinic assistants (recommended by ENT Specialists / STs / Audiologists)

Registration:

Please register by using Speech and Hearing Social Enterprise Limited (SHSE) website:

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Please email info@speechearing.org for any assistance.

Registration Fee &
Deadline:

Free of charge

Deadline: 13 August 2022

An electronic certificate of attendance will be sent out after the webinar.

Speakers:

Dr. Iris Ng

Audiologist

Chief of Division of Audiology

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

CUHK

 

Organizer: Speech and Hearing Social Enterprise Limited
Co-organizer:

Department of Otorhino­laryngology,
Head and Neck Surgery, CUHK

Institute of Human Communicative Research, CUHK

Supported by:

SIE Fund

Knowledge Transfer Project Fund (KPF), CUHK

Continuing Professional Development

Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists - please refer to Continuing Professional Development Framework (HKIST >>> Continuing Professional Development)

Continuing Medical Education ("CME") Programme- TBC

 

Biography of Speakers

Dr. Iris Ng is the Chief of Division of Audiology, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She was trained as a clinical audiologist, and registered as a member of the Register of Audiologists accredited by the Department of Health. She serves the community with identification and rehabilitation of hearing and communication difficulties. She, and the Division of Audiology led by her, is currently engaged in a few research and community projects on management of hearing loss among older adult population, as well as the effect and outcome evaluation of various hearing prostheses. She has also worked for over 10 years on the application of psychometrics, in the development and validation of standardised assessment tools in speech and hearing sciences.

 

Terms and Regulations

      • All video or audio recording, or using mobile devices for filming or photography is prohibited during the seminar.
      • Contingency Plan in case of Bad Weather: If Typhoon Signal No. 3, Red or Amber Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, the seminar will be held as scheduled. If Typhoon Signal No.8 or above, or Black Rainstorm Signal remains hoisted by 6:30am on the event date, or other unforeseeable circumstances, the seminar will be cancelled. You will be informed of the re-scheduled arrangement by email in due course.

 

About the SIE Fund

The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund), aims to be a catalyst for promoting the development of social innovation in Hong Kong. It connects the different sectors of the community, including businesses, non-governmental organisations, academics, philanthropies, etc. to address poverty and social exclusion as well as foster the well-being and cohesion of the society through innovative solutions. Partly through the intermediaries, the Fund provides visionary individuals and organisations with resources in support of research, capacity building and the entire life cycle of innovative ventures, from supporting idea incubation, providing seed funding to implement prototype and start-up projects, to assisting their eventual scale-up. The ultimate goal is to foster the development of the social innovation ecosystem where social entrepreneurs can thrive and potential talents can be unleashed to develop innovative ideas, products and services that can effectively meet social needs.

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