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Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative Webinar: Implementing Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Hearing Screening and Follow-up: Self-Guided Learning Curriculum Webinar
Tuesday, November 05, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Category: National Training or Event

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In this webinar, learn about a self-guided learning process designed to prepare individuals to provide quality Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) hearing screenings to young children. The ECHO Initiative periodically offers a four-part web class addressing this topic. This practical and hands-on self-guided learning curriculum is offered as a more flexible alternative for staff to access as needed.

The curriculum is divided into four online learning sessions, and the content includes information and exercises for:

Planning and implementing an OAE hearing screening program
Explaining how OAE screening works
Conducting OAE screenings on young children
Engaging in appropriate follow-up steps when a child does not pass the screening
Tracking children through the screening and follow-up protocol
Accessing additional tools and resources that support quality improvement

Topics for the webinar include:

  • Developing an OAE screening program
  • How to participate in the online curriculum
  • Building OAE screening capacity within your Head Start or Early Head Start program

Target Audience

  • OAE screeners
  • Program managers and others who are currently using, or are preparing to use, OAE to conduct hearing screenings with children birth to 5 years of age
  • T/TA staff who may be overseeing hearing screening program development

Contact: ECHO Initiative at [email protected]