FP Essentials™

Hearing Loss

Edition #434 | July 2015

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In This Edition

  • Perform hearing loss screening.
  • Determine which patients with hearing loss should be referred for a hearing augmentation evaluation.
  • Counsel parents about the importance of early hearing aid use in children.
  • Show patients with hearing loss how to use hearing aids and other assistive devices for hearing loss.
  • Improve health care communication with patients who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Train health care team members to maximize health care outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing patients.
  • Counsel parents of deaf and hard of hearing children about the benefits of signing-speaking bilingualism.
  • Include family members of deaf and hard of hearing children in learning strategies.

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