Core Audiology Assistant training

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This course is recommended for practices that have NOT used an Assistant/Tech before. This course does NOT have the extra training for Front Desk and Customer Care.

The Core Audiology Assistant Training course includes 10 Modules, the Supervisor's Guide, the Best Practices Protocols and the Checklists and Tracking Worksheets:
Supervisor's Guide – To assist the supervising Audiologist to guide the training assistant in weekly courses that are taken online and in-practice.

Best Practice Protocols – These protocols are designed to help a practice integrate an Audiology Assistant successfully into their practice. Protocols include:
  • Audiology Assistant Daily Routine

  • Lab Responsibilities

  • Lab Control

  • Stock Hearing Aid Protocol

  • Return for Credit Procedure

  • Hearing Instrument Cleaning Appointment / Walk-ins

  • Hearing Aid Deliveries

  • LACE Demonstration and Follow Up

  • End of Month Duties

Checklist and Tracking Worksheets - These checklists and tracking worksheets are designed to help keep track of the training so the supervising audiologist knows where to focus more hands-on training in-clinic. Checklists are to help make sure the assistant is not missing any steps while training. Many of these checklists can continue to be used after training is complete to help with communication between the assistant and the audiologist.
  • Audiology Assistant Checklist

  • Audiology Assistant Training Tracker

  • Biologic Check

  • Drop-in Hearing Instrument Worksheet

  • Earmold Order Checklist

  • End of Month Control Sheet

  • Essential Job Functions Worksheet

  • Hearing Aid Delivery Checklist

  • Housekeeping Checklist

  • Lab Hearing Aid Checklist

Certificate of Completion - Some states accept this training as one of the accepted means for the supervising audiologist to ensure that the assistant is trained appropriately.
This program designed for training and information purposes only. The audiologist is responsible for registration or acquiring the state licensure or certification for audiology assistants. The supervising audiologist takes full responsibility for making sure that the training meets the necessary license regulations to work as an audiology assistant.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Module 1 - Welcome and Job Function Overview

    • Welcome and Job Function Overview

    • Homework assignment 1: What is the definition of an assistant

    • Homework assignment 2: Review End-of-Month Control Sheet

    • Homework assignment 3: Essential Job Function worksheet

    • Homework assignment 4: Ear Molds

    • Homework assignment 5: Tubing and Receiver Review

    • Homework assignment 6: Review of filters in clinic

    • Module 1 - Test your learning

  • 3

    Module 2 - Diagnostics

    • Diagnostics

    • Understanding screening and diagnostic - Flashcards

    • Audiometer Simulator Sign-up, Controls, Menu

    • Audiometer The Hughson-Westlake Method of Obtaining Threshold

    • Homework assignment 1: Schedule your Full diagnostic

    • Homework assignment 2: Practice hearing screenings

    • Homework assignment 3: Review with Supervisor

    • Homework assignment 4: Discuss Tympanometry

    • Homework assignment 5: Begin LACE training

    • Module 2 - Test your learning

  • 4

    Module 3 - Hearing Aids 101

  • 5

    Module 4 - Introduction to Hearing and Hearing Loss

  • 6

    Module 5 - Patient Education During the Hearing Aid Delivery

    • Patient Education During the Hearing Aid Delivery

    • Hearing aid delivery - Flashcards

    • Dry-Aide Kits

    • Homework assignment 1: Write summary and email to Supervisor

    • Homework assignment 2: Perform and Electroacoustic Analysis

    • Homework assignment 3: Review Point Of Sale system used by clinic

    • Homework assignment 4: Review Hearing Loops

    • Module 5 - Test your learning

  • 7

    Module 6 - Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting

    • Homework assignment 1: Review list of manufacturers

    • Homework assignment 2: Practice with NOAH

    • Homework assignment 3: Battery Packaging

    • Module 6 - Test your learning

  • 8

    Module 7 - Infection Control

    • Infection Control

    • Infection control - Flashcards

    • Homework assignment 1: Review Infection Control Protocol

    • Homework assignment 2: Review cold sterilization process

    • Homework assignment 3: Review delivery process of hearing aids

    • Module 7 - Test your learning

  • 9

    Module 8 - Tools Necessary in the Lab

    • Tools Necessary in the Lab

    • Tools used in the lab

    • Filters and Wax Trap Replacement

    • Homework assignment 1: Practice buffing an earmold

    • Homework assignment 2: Videos

    • Module 8 - Test your learning

  • 10

    Module 9 - Creating Connection Through Better Hearing

    • Creating Connection Through Better Hearing

    • Homework assignment 1: Understanding Hearing Loss

    • Homework assignment 2: Communicating with those with hearing loss

    • Homework assignment 3: CaptionCall and CapTel

    • Module 9 - Test your learning

  • 11

    Module 10 - Aural Rehabilitation

    • Aural Rehabilitation

    • Homework assignment 1: Understand HearCoach

    • Homework assignment 2: Discuss the AR options

    • Module 10 - Test your learning

  • 12

    Next steps

    • Final Review


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