Analogies

ImprovingCommunicationintheConsultation

Analogies can play an important part in transferring information and conveying meaning. As linguistic expressions, they can help people better relate to complex issues or systems. How do you use analogies to convey information to patients during consultation sessions?  Share your thoughts >>

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AwardForResearchonPatientMotivation

The American Auditory Society has awarded Ariane Laplante-Levesque, Louise Hickson, and Linda Worrall with the 2013 Ear and Hearing Editor's Award for their research article on how the transtheoretical model of change can be applied in audiological rehabilitation.

The transtheoretical model forms the foundation for the Ida Institute's Motivation Tools. Read more >>

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NewResearchConfirmsValueofMyWorldTool

A new study conducted by Jessica Round at the University of Western Australia found that hearing care professionals believe that the Ida Institute's My World tool can help improve and enhance the outcomes of pediatric rehabilitation. Read more >>

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We share and co-create knowledge and tools with hearing care professionals to help them open communication with patients and better address their needs.

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