Summer Occupational Audiology Program (SOAP)
This one-day live seminar will discuss current topics in Department of Defense (DoD) Occupational Audiology. It will explain the new Hearing Conservation Program (HCP) improvement initiatives and will identify new technologies that facilitate occupational hearing loss prevention efforts. Presenters are DoD Audiologists in clinical audiology, occupational audiology , and research audiology positions
This activity provides continuing education for audiologists. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
Navy Audiology Update (0800 - 0830 PST) (1100 - 1130 ET)
- Summarize the current state and future state of Navy Audiology.
- Explain the transition from Defense Health Agency (DHA) back to Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED).
United States Marine Corps (USMC) Hearing Conservation Program (HCP) Education/Training (0830 - 0900 PST) (1130 - 1200 ET)
- Summarize the importance of Audiology outreach exercises.
- Describe how to set up an Audiology outreach.
Three-Dimensional (3-D) Ear Model (0900 - 0930 PST) (1200 - 1230 ET)
- Demonstrate understanding of 3-D ear models to improve patient care.
- Summarize the benefit of using the 3-D ear model in various clinical and educational scenarios.
Experiential Hearing Protection Device (eHPD) Fit-Training and You!! (0945 - 1015 PST) (1245 - 1315 ET)
- Describe the three steps of the experiential hearing protection device (eHPD) fit-training method.
- Describe how to determine an appropriate target personal attenuation rating (PAR) value.
- Recognize when remedial hearing protection device (HPD) fit training is required.
Impulse Peak Insertion Loss: Why does it Matter? (1015 - 1045 PST) (1315 - 1345 ET)
- Describe Impulse Peak Insertion Loss (IPIL).
- Discuss how IPIL falls into current standards and regulations.
- Justify the implementation of IPIL values in the determination of an appropriate HPD.
Transition of the eFit Digital Ear Scanner to the Fleet (1045 - 1115 PST) (1345 - 1415 ET)
- Describe the research that has gone into validating the eFit digital scanner.
- Summarize the current benefit of digital scanning technology in the creation of custom earplugs.
- Explain future application of digital scanning in the independent manufacturing of custom earplugs.
Boothless Audiometry (1115 - 1145 PST) (1415 - 1445 ET)
- Summarize boothless audiometry capabilities in the Department of Defense (DoD).
- Outline characteristics of both surveillance and diagnostic boothless audiometers.
- Describe current boothless audiometry endeavors across the DoD.
Using the Military Operational Hearing Test (MOHT) for Auditory Fitness for Duty (AFFD) (1200 - 1300 PST) (1500 - 1600 ET)
- Outline specific tests needed to administer the MOHT battery.
- Understand relevance of MOHT battery testing for AFFD testing.
High Reliability Organization (HRO) for Hearing Conservation Programs (HCPs) (1300 - 1330 PST) (1600 - 1630 ET)
- Define Reliability and the characteristics of a High Reliability Organization.
- Describe how Defense Health Agency (DHA) Ready Reliable Care principles apply to Occupational Audiology and the Hearing Conservation Program.
- Identify Ready Reliable Care Domains of Change and how they can be interpreted to make substantial improvements in Hearing Conservation Programs.
LCDR Rob Summers, Au. D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Caton Harris, Au. D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
LCDR Amanda Boudreaux, Au.D., B.A. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Stephanie Karch, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Kristine Sonstrom Malowski, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
LCDR Kyle Shepard, M.C.S., U.S.N., Au.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
MAJ Kerri Klingseis, Au. D., Ph.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Ben Sheffield, M.S. Mech. Eng., B.S.E.E. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Laurel Alstot, Au.D., CCC-A Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
LCDR Jolene Mancini, Au.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
DHA J-7 staff, Planning Committee Members and content reviewers have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose. All faculty members have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose.
- 5.00 ASHAAmerican Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
Course # is ABIT2317
Intermediate LevelDefense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology, and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
0.5 ASHA CEUs
- 5.00 Certificate of Attendance
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