Person-Centered Care Curriculum Guidelines

Make person-centered care an integral part of audiological education. This resource identifies person-centered learning objectives for different areas within hearing care and measurable behaviors to track your students’ progress.

What are the benefits?

  • Define person-centered learning objectives in your curriculum
  • Evaluate students’ person-centered skills in clinics
  • Be inspired by leading academics who have successfully implemented person-centered care in their programs 


Perspectives and insights

Evaluating PCC

How do you grade a student on person-centeredness? Academics from around the world shared sample rubrics of how they grade students on PCC

Karen Muñoz from Utah State University shares why it is important to integrate PCC in audiology curricula, both for educators and students

Talita le Roux from the University of Pretoria describes their drive to implement PCC and provides helpful tips on how to get started


The resource

Learning objectives

Download learning objectives, resources, and observable behaviors specific to different fields of audiological and vestibular practice


Additional resources

PCC student learning guide

Download Utah State University’s guide for students describing the department’s focus on and commitment to PCC and how PCC is included in their education

Patient/carer questionnaire

Download the University of Southampton’s questionnaire in which clients can provide direct feedback on how person-centered their experience was

A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (links to external website)

The learning objectives were classified using Bloom’s Taxonomy, updated by Lorin W. Anderson, David R. Krathwohl. Read more about the theory behind the taxonomy