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Inspired by Ida

The program consists of two courses:

1. Introduction to person-centered care
Learn the fundamentals of person-centered hearing care including why developing cultural competence is crucial. This course also includes reflective excercises to help you assess your listening skills and orientation toward person-centered care.

2. Applying person-centered care in the appointment
Discover the Four Habits to help you structure appointments and improve communication during appointments. You'll also learn about the SPIKES protocol for deliving bad news.

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Inspired by Ida for Support Staff

The program consists of one course:

  • Getting Started with Person-Centered Care for Support Staff: In this course you will learn about what person-centered care is, why it is important in today's hearing healthcare environment and how it relates to your role as a support staff member

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Level 1: Fundamentals of Person-Centered Care (30-minute courses)

Active Listening: Learn why active listening is an important element of person-centered care.

Conversations Based on Open-Ended Questions: Discover why open-ended, reflective conversations are a vital component of person-centered care.

Empathy: Dive into the topic of empathy — a vital element of person-centered care.

Involvement of Family and Friends: Discover why involving family and friends is an important element of person-centered care.

Shared Decision-Making: Explore shared decision-making, a crucial element of person-centered care.

Understanding Indvidual Preferences and Needs: Learn why understanding individual preferences and needs is an essential part of person-centered care.

Level 2: Implementing Person-Centered Care in Hearing Care Services

Applying PCC in the Appointment: Learn to translate person-centered care from theory into practice using the Calgary-Cambridge Guides and the Four Habits.

Living Well: Managing Hearing Loss in Daily Life: Use the Living Well tool to engage your clients in a structured way, set goals that improve daily life, and understand your client’s unique needs and preferences.

Tele-Audiology: Person-Centered Care from Afar: Discover what tele-audiology is and why it is essential to a person-centered practice.

Level 3: Specialist Courses

Child-Centered Care: This course provides clinicians with skills and tools to deliver PCC in a pediatric setting. You will learn to help children be active partners in their hearing care.

Tinnitus Management: This course focuses on person-centered communication when dealing with tinnitus patients and demonstrates how to use Ida Tinnitus Tools during treatment.

Level 4: Staffing and Training

Clinician Well-being: The Science of Self-care: Learn why clinicians are at risk of professional fatigue and how to identify the warning signs of it and develop strategies for mitigating it.

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